Inspirational / Music / Your story
You must be wondering what’s the connection between cleaning streets and playing music. Well, Bengaluru-based Indian fusion band Swarathma has brought “the two” together in a really interesting way. The band is associated with ‘Let’s Be The Change’ NGO that tries to work hand-in-hand with the BBMP and local residents.
Art / Artists / Painting
In the past, graffiti was associated with public vandalism and disrespect. But today, graffiti artists are being recognized for their creative talent to add life to dull street walls. Nowadays, even some companies like advertising agencies commission graffitists to design art for public spaces or selling their products with an artistic viewpoint. With the aim to revive cult art and upcycling in India, a group...
Art / Artists / Painting
You may be already familiar with Delhi’s Lodhi art district, where streets are turned into unique canvases for graffiti artists. What started as an underground graffiti culture in India a few years back has evolved into an influential street art movement. Recently, a Brazilian duo collaborated with St+Art India Foundation to transform the walls of India’s first open air art district.
What if you could earn some cash every time you dispose of waste? Four engineering students from Sandip Polytechnic in Nashik have created a smart dustbin called KRRYP Garbage ATM that rewards people with coupons or cash whenever they throw garbage into it. Keeping the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) Mission in mind, these students decided to make a smart garbage bin to encourage people to...
We all know how important it is to reduce, reuse and recycle. Sadly, there are people who still don’t hesitate a bit to throw garbage on roads, corners or any empty space they find. But Shimla-based green artist Om Prakash Sharma is someone who creatively makes use of waste material by turning it into decorative animal figurines.
Art / Artists
In view of Swachh Bharat Mission promoted by Honourable Prime Minister, Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has taken an initiative to turn scrap material into artistically beautiful sculptures. The Spirit of Vadodara: Sculpture Camp 2017 is an effort to bring city artists together on one platform to create artworks out of waste, keeping art and cultural heritage of the Vadodara city in mind.
Art / Featured
The Indian Railways is one of the busiest modes of transportation in the world carrying over 30 million passengers daily. But sadly most railway stations in India are chaotic, unhygienic and unorganized. To change that forever in Mumbai, ‘Hamara Station, Hamari Shaan’ initiative brought around 25,000 artists together to transform around 36 railway stations into colourful art galleries in a week.