Make in Dharavi

The famously productive neighbourhood in the heart of Mumbai city is full of thousands of artisans, craftspersons and mechanics, working away on their tools and machines in workshops and factories that often double up as homes and dormitories. This series of interviews profiles them in their contexts to provide a composite portrait of Dharavi's economic life. As Patrick Geddes says, the "Place, Li

Whatsapp Dharavi?

This is the first of our fortnightly column in The Hindu Sunday Magazine. This week we explore how the rapid absorption of smart technologies is transforming how business is done in Dharavi and all over India. (The Hindu, 26.02.17)

Handstorming (and more) in Dharavi

Handstorming is the alter-ego of its more cerebral version and geared towards a collective hands-on experience that makes and constructs in real time and space. It was the main mode of operation in our workshop with NYU AD students and produced some impressive and practical tools and objects.

Dharavi Mashup

A series of collages juxtapose Dharavi's landscape with other international scenarios to question if Dharavi's context is actually omnipresent.