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.
Surrounding majestic cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas, Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh attracts many tourists from across the globe. The clean and garbage-free mountainous ranges are absolutely breathtaking and considered one of India’s cleanest tourist destinations. But you’ll be surprised that some of the major tourist spots here were heaped with garbage a few years ago, until the Waste Warriors (the NGO with...
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.