SANDSCAPE ART RESIDENCY / KHURI 2015
By mosquitomassala | On 27/07/2017
PHASE 1: EXPLORATION.
Base of operation: Mama's Resort & Camp (Khuri, Thar Desert).
Folk Musicians: Talab Khan and Band, Gafoor Khan and Band.
Electronic Musicians: SickFLip, Lucid Raaga.
Visual & Digital Artists: Samvida Nanda, Viktor Furiani.
Cultural Mediation: Anchana Kota, Khuman Singh.
Anthropological collection of stories from Khuri Village, such as the water wells, potter's wheel, and life in the Thar Desert in general.
Construction of a temporary Recording Studio in Khuri, Recording Manganiyar folk artists.
Creation of fusion from the sound banks gathered.
Projection Mapping on architecture at Mama's Resort.
Electrical tests in the village, fixing of existing LED lights on site.
VISITS of the Desert School of Music in Barna; Night walks in the Fort of Jaisalmer City; attending the annual Jaisalmer City Festival that celebrates traditions and cultural tales of the city; dancing workshop with Queen Harish in Lal Garh Fort and Palace. Jeep and Camel Safaris in the Desert. (Jaisalmer).
Photo/Video Documentation of all interactions.