Public Art and Street Aesthetics

My deep-dive into how art can make an impact in Indian cityscapes coincided with recent Pune Street Art Project and Pune Biennale. T C Chang (meet the researcher) presented his discourse on public art. He was introducing it as part of Pune Biennale’s event (supported by the Pune Municipal Corporation); Public Space and Aesthetics: Heritage In Continuous Motion.

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Stick no Bills, Inspire with Art

Many times when we walk on the streets of Indian cities,¬†we find advertisements stuck on walls, trees and transformer boxes. These often tell us the type of services required by people and therefore made available by others. These advertisements often are just informational and less inspiring, and I believe these crucify the beauty of the city rather than helping much. I wondered if I am the only one thinking this and are these ‘actually’ helpful, so I decided to gather insights about it in my current city; Pune.

 

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