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The latent city : when art excavates the city / directed by Krishnendu Bose.

Contributor(s): Bose, Krishnendu [director.] | EarthCare Films (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Magic Lantern Foundation ; Under Construction, 2009Description: 1 DVD (56 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Public art -- India -- Delhi -- Exhibitions | Art, Municipal -- India -- Delhi -- Exhibitions | Site-specific art -- India -- Delhi -- ExhibitionsDDC classification:
Production Credits: Camera, Husain Akhbar, Arvind Sharma ; editor, Puloma Pal ; original musical composition, Susmit Sen.
Summary: "Captures India's first public art ecology project, "48° Celsius" that took place in December 2008 in New Delhi ... The objective of this project was to interrogate the teetering ecology of the city through the prism of contemporary art. In this project, eight politically charged spaces were identified to be excavated and be transformed by the artists from different parts of the world. It investigates the ongoing debate around the disabling of publics and public spaces and nudges us to re-examine the latent citizenry in a metropolis like Delhi. It also urges to re- imagine the future of our cities through the "eye glass" of public art. The artists who participated in this project include Friso Witteveen, Haubitz & Zoche, Ravi Agarwal, Sheba Chhachhi, Vivan Sundaram, Mary Miss and Chrysanne Stathacos"--Mohile Parikh Web site.
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Camera, Husain Akhbar, Arvind Sharma ; editor, Puloma Pal ; original musical composition, Susmit Sen.

"Captures India's first public art ecology project, "48° Celsius" that took place in December 2008 in New Delhi ... The objective of this project was to interrogate the teetering ecology of the city through the prism of contemporary art. In this project, eight politically charged spaces were identified to be excavated and be transformed by the artists from different parts of the world. It investigates the ongoing debate around the disabling of publics and public spaces and nudges us to re-examine the latent citizenry in a metropolis like Delhi. It also urges to re- imagine the future of our cities through the "eye glass" of public art. The artists who participated in this project include Friso Witteveen, Haubitz & Zoche, Ravi Agarwal, Sheba Chhachhi, Vivan Sundaram, Mary Miss and Chrysanne Stathacos"--Mohile Parikh Web site.

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