After working in Mumbai for three months, Alex White & Co are ready for their big exhibition this weekend.
Here is how it is described on their website:
The most notorious “slum” in Asia will soon see a maze of sweat shops, recycling work camps, and migrant fueled industries transformed into the “13th Compound”, an art exhibition that brings to the surface the collision of individualist ideals of the “West” with the collective living of a “Slum”. An intervention, exchange and celebration at once, this is the culminating work from Brooklyn-based trio “Artefacting Mumbai”. Short video and video art will be projected in alleyways, murals will blend into rusted corrugated metal, and paintings, photographs and sound installations will transform and redirect Dharavi’s industrial and communal intensity into Mumbai’s newest art district. Artefacting Mumbai is a three-month experiential immersion that uses artistic creation, intervention and documentation to create connections and explore disconnects between the team of outsiders and their Dharavi hosts.