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Facilitators

Architect
Artist & architect-in-training
Architect-in-training
Student photographer

Date & Time

Sunday Sun, 19 Jan 2020

Categories

Location

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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Contact

+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

The workshop will require people, to bring their 2d design or painting, so that they can convert it to a 3d form. Some prior interaction would be needed with the participants, to help them decide the kind of art work they can choose. Size of the art work would be A4 or A5, as per their choice.

The list of the materials required (per person):

  1. An Art Knife
  2. A Cutting Mat A4
  3. Coloured Papers (Pack of 10)
  4. Scale
  5. Pens/Pencils
  6. Fevicol/Fevistick

Limited seats. RSVP to programs@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org with name of participant and Whatsapp number (to coordinate with the facilitators). Registrations limited to 2 participants per RSVP.

 

Meeta Jain the founder of  Mapbee. Meeta runs an independent architectural design firm in Bangalore founded in 2002. Mapbee is an endeavour of her practice to extend design and creative thinking to engage with the larger community in multiple ways. It uses temporary space gestures or attempts to find new prototypes for a given need and context. It engages multiple creative collaborators in its processes and is especially geared towards the world of children, open spaces and spaces of confluence.

Facilitators

Meeta Jain

Architect

Meeta, a graduate Center for Environment Planning and Technology (CEPT), Ahmedabad, started her Bangalore based architectural firm in 2002. The design practice strives to create spaces for an “extended social ecology”, by forming spaces that are open-ended, and of multiple use in nature. It’s her vision to bring people together in as many ways, and make attempt to create “good interface spaces” between the project and outside world. Since 2002 MJA, has delivered 75 plus projects largely consisting of full fledged residences, interiors, living communities, work spaces, Art institutions and public spaces. She also designed the award winning 1 Shanthiroad gallery, an internationally acclaimed alternative Art Hub.

Through a parallel practice of her called MapBee (founded in 2009), which is driven to work for “spaces for change “she has also have worked on collaborative projects with artist, citizen’s groups, educational groups etc. to create new space models. MapBee is geared towards world of children, and spaces of confluence. One of the well-known projects designed by MAPBEE is Number Nagar, a math laboratory model for primary schools.

Vasanth P

Artist & architect-in-training

Vasanth is a student and joined the studio in June 2019, in the capacity of an architectural intern. He has completed his 4 years of undergraduate architecture course from the College of CAAD- Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design, affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. Apart from everyday work, he is invested in intricate pen art and artistic painting. His inclination towards art has always been a driving force for his growth in architecture. His attributes such as openness to new experiences, curiosity, a willingness to take risk, persistence and the freedom from fear of failure make him a great team member.

Neha S

Architect-in-training

Neha is a student and joined the studio in Dec 2019, in the capacity of an architectural intern. Her passion for design was strengthened at the Institute of Architecture and Planning, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. She is a creative individual, who strives for perfection in every task and finds pleasure in learning new things every day. She is keen on exploring new mediums of art and representation. She believes that architecture and design is not just about complying with the realms of existing rather it is about snipping creative out of imagination. When not at work, she is drawn towards music and writing.

Yasmine

Student photographer

Yasmine is a student and a world traveler. A native of Iran, she has lived in the US for half of her life. Through her experience living abroad, she found photography, a language beyond words, to connect with people. She believes visual art is a strong medium to communicate with people on a deeper level, that is why she is taking a snap shot everywhere she goes and is more eager to connect through her lens instead.  A curious for life, she found herself in India to explore possibilities. She met the founder and was invited to join the workshop and help as a facilitator. She is hopeful that she can share her experience and expertise in anyway she can.

Aranya Naganur

Student

Aranya is a tenth grade student at Mallaya Aditi International School. She is passionate about art and about bringing out one’s epitome of creativity.
Paper strata is something she enjoy doing in her spare time, the limitless intricacy of paper cutting is extremely thrilling. She is eager to share this skill with as people as she can.