January 3, 2013

  1. Jan 3 at 3 pm

    Kite Festival

    Lifestyle changes and Mumbai’s lack of large spaces mean that kite flying and its annual festival are struggling to stay in the air. How do such public festivals fit into Mumbai’s agenda? Join an open dialogue and hands-on kite-making workshop.

  2. Jan 3 at 3 pm

    Mapping Privacy in Public Spaces

    Where do people find or create private, personal space (outside of domestic space, that is) in a city as dense as Mumbai? Join the Lab in an ongoing series facilitated by the KRVIA Design Cell as we ask visitors to participate in visually mapping these physical locations by using geo-tagged cameras out in the city, creating mental maps, and analyzing the results.

  3. Jan 3 at 3:30 pm

    Testing, Testing! Mumbai

    What effect does the city have on your brain and physiology? Colin Ellard gathers evidence about the psychological effects of public spaces. Join Ellard on this tour, measure Mumbai’s effects on your own brain and body, and be part of this international experiment.

  4. Jan 3 at 5 pm

    Your Place, My Place, or Our Public Space? Privacy and Spaces in Mumbai Survey

    How do you think about privacy in relation to yourself, your friends and family, and your communities? PUKAR, in collaboration with the Lab, has been exploring these questions throughout Mumbai. Visit the Lab, join this research initiative, and share your own ideas about privacy.

  5. Jan 3 at 6 pm

    “Girnichi Chav”—A Taste of the Mills!

    A melting pot for migrants, Mumbai’s mill communities once sparked a remarkable system of food distribution and a unique cuisine that fused diverse flavors and traditions. In this “Food and Memory” event, we explore women’s histories in the mill-worker community, and look at how their individual and collective lives shaped the flavors of this city. 

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