Designs on Bengaluru: Public installations draw crowds

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Nov 27, 2018, 6:22 am IST
Updated Nov 27, 2018, 6:22 am IST
Installations at iconic spots demystify design concepts and make art accessible.
Bengaluru ByDesign features a variety of events, exhibition, installations, debates, launches, design documentaries and prop-ups across the city.
 Bengaluru ByDesign features a variety of events, exhibition, installations, debates, launches, design documentaries and prop-ups across the city.

Bengaluru: To demystify design concepts and make them more accessible to the public, multiple public art installations, prop-ups, workshops and exhibitions, under “Bengaluru ByDesign”, are being held across the city.

Art installations, “When Buildings Come Alive”, have been organized at iconic places in the city. The municipal building on Jayachamaraja Road was wrapped with weaves from Aadyam Handwoven collection.

 

At the same time, the installation, ‘Green is the Colour’, was the brainchild of Total Environment on St. Marks Road which is a twisted arch made of metal and jute covered with baby spinach plants and watered periodically creating the appearance of a continuously twisting green ribbon.

At UB City, the installations included Karolina Merska Pajaki Chandelier made out of local flowers hanging from the ceiling titled ‘A Little Paper, A Little Poland’, Bluecat Paper’s ‘Stop & Stair – Unchained Symphony: Birds’, which covered the entire staircase at UB City with recycled and upcycled paper, ‘20+18 Chair Project’, which is a showcase of one functional object interpreted in terms of process, material, form, quality and time, VU televisions’ installation ‘A Different Point of VU ‘ that aims to open a dialogue on the role of technology in our lives and Tales of Indigo by Asian Paints giving viewers a unique insight into the story of the colour - Indigo.

“Bengaluru ByDesign features a variety of events, exhibition, installations, debates, launches, design documentaries and prop-ups across the city. Around the festival, you will be confronted by a new idea which challenges your thinking and inspires you,” said Suprita Moorthy, founder, Bengaluru ByDesign. The 10-day festival will be on till December 2.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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