THE TIDAL EPIC: LIQUID, METAL, LIGHT

Tidal is a ‘geofeedback’ installation that bridges the gap between water bodies outside and inside us. THE Workshop was commissioned to build this, a suspended storm of metal clouds, illuminated with thousands of LEDs …

THE Urban Bi-spectacle: To biennale or not to biennale

We ended 2016 with a research-driven interactive installation at our very first Biennale. Pi’s, emotional maps of the city, original emotion based frequency sounds, and first person POV’s of four peculiar characters of the city. That’s loads of data, research and creation all crunched into a month of making. In the meanwhile, we also helped…

Synesthesia lights up Mini Maker Faire Bangalore

A thousand two hundred meters of tubing, sixty kilos of steel, six hundred LEDs, five ultrasonic sensors, 2 coats of paint, one coat of primer, over a 100 nuts and bolts, and this was just the installation. Plus fifty-four square meters of black rexine to enclose this little light monster. The build was crazy. 7…

a month in the making…

THE Workshop has been up and running for over a month. We’ve hosted a few workshops. Met some excellent people. Fun times. We tinkered with electronics. We made music with tools. Literally. We had an Open Day. Met some interesting artists. We made some keychain mementos. We asked people for their interpretations of a box…They were…

Distraught cows ask government: What’s your beef ?

In a drastic turn of events, the Maharashtra Steaks Committee has made an appeal to the Highest Court to revoke the beef ban. They further demanded the law protect and honour their constitutional rights to freedom of religion, and religious expression in India. According to Mrs. Kabab Gai from Bombay, the cows have two religious…

Holy Smokes: the first full-page ad for marijuana hits New York

After decades of propaganda and blatant ignorance, the sweet leaf finally debuts in mainstream media. With its full-blown, full-pager in the New York Times, Leafly makes history in blazing print. The ad’s blunt. (Can’t help the pun). I’m dubbing this advertising’s finest moment. Snoop agrees. ‪#JustSayKnow Big boom for Denver agency Redrag & Bull. Their approach:…

The ‘Dude’ of Hyderabad

Indian cities and the auto-rickshaws that make them move. I have almost always had some issue with the driver for being ripped off with some ridiculous overcharge. But every once in a while, there comes along a auto driver who evens the odds. Mr. Sayed.— like Geriatrix on magic portion zipped us around the city…