Since there are a lot of already pre-existing homes facing my site. I would like to turn part of each home into an offering for this performance place. It could be someone’s stilt, another’s the rear lobby, someone’s cantilevered balcony and another’s plinth. I imagine this place to maintain its rustic feeling and one should feel the density of vegetation they are surrounded by. Taking … Continue reading Performance: What could a backyard park be ?
The idea was to build a place for performance not following the conventional behavior of being a proscenium. Having gone through the book ‘Beyond the Proscenium’, it was more clear as to what comprised a typical stage for a performance, that even the performers wanted to break out of. Continue reading Design Program
This blogs contains my ideas and concept of a place of performance on my chosen site which is a terrace of an IT park in Pune. Continue reading Performing on the terrace
My journey of the design process has been dynamic. The blogs has a mix of my high and lows with struggles and achievements in the process to make the final product. Continue reading Journey of the design process
The blog talks about the evolution of my relationship with my site. Continue reading A deepening relationship with my site
The site I selected is situated within a Community Centre in Vikaspuri, New Delhi. It is a barren site with unique elements like benches and planters existing, in a poor condition. Continue reading My relationship with the site…
Reflecting on my earliest memories of performances and performances unique to the community, I believe provide different perspectives to look at performance spaces. I researched the performances of Dhunuchi Dance and Dhakis, which I chose mainly because my earliest memory took me to my first performance on Durga Puja. Continue reading Recollecting Performances…
On a Monday morning, over a zoom call, we started by understanding how a space is inhabited. What are the various scales of interaction that unfold in a space? What are those distinct types of space requirements that our being needs for different interactions to happen? Solitude(Myself) Intimacy( You + me= Us) Congregation (We) For me, a State of solitude is a truly vulnerable state … Continue reading How do we inhabit a space?
The aim was to find a site I was familiar with. The site should be having the potential to cater to the terms ‘people, pandemic, and a place for performance’. I had two sites in mind when I started with Phase 1 of the program. Continue reading Spatial and Graphical Representation of the Site