We are absolutely delighted to appear at Eden Festival for lovely adventures in Mumbai !
We shall start our first evening frolicking inside a blue flog with impossible film photobooth activities, jumping into an undercover boat afterwards and rolling around the terrace of a rooftop garden hotel sunday...
We have the oppurtunity to collaborate with local talent here !
Being able to work with Mumbai based stylist Gary Wallang has been incredibly inspiring, plus amazing costume designer Little Shilpa has such unique pieces we wanna eat them up. What About Art has sweetly been hosting and letting us work in their art space, not to mention their helpful coordination of chaos.
We are equally impressed for the chance to collaborate with Bhavishyavani Future Soundz who has been in the game here for more then 15 years +++ responsible for introducing us to all of these talented people to work with; casting India-based performance artists has added the much needed spice to our secret society.
Magical is the fact that following our performance we will collaborate with Eden Festival and The Impossible Project to host an instant photography workshop with children. We are so grateful to have been introduced to the Dharavi Art Room, here is a little mission statement about their project :
"Anyone will tell you that despite the fact that mumbai’s biggest slums lie surprisingly close to its richest neighborhoods, mumbai’s upper and lower classes live completely disparate lives — lives that most often intersect only on the evening news or in newspaper articles. After brainstorming how best to tell the inside story of dharavi, we decided to create a photo-exhibit ( of images clicked by the kids from dharavi ) that will give those on the outside an intimate, first person perspective on life in dharavi. Over a period of eight years, we have worked with 5,000 + kids in Dharavi to come up with their stories of Dharavi. The workshops are a huge success thanks to the cameras we have been collecting from people who have taken very keen interest on the organic story-telling and documentation aspect of the people in communities undergoing forceful change."
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