Arts & Culture

Kala Ghoda 2013 Diaries – #1 Cardboard Creations

We haven’t missed one Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF) ever since we came to Mumbai. This time around too, we were there, braving the crowd and enjoying the artistic side of maximum city.

KGAF, in a way, symbolizes Mumbai’s motley crowd. It offers so much variety–be it music, dance, literature, drama, street plays, workshops, artful installations, movies, heritage walks, or stalls offering a great potpourri of products–that we really get lost. Literally too, as the Art Plaza where the installations, stalls, puppetry, and surprise shows attracts a lot of crowd, especially in the evenings.

It is not possible to attend everything the festival offers but what we make sure to do is to enjoy all the installations. Thoughtful, thought-provoking, weird, wild, touching … adjectives galore.

Here is a set of creations/installations−all made of cardboard …

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The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is an annual festival, usually around nine days long, held in late January or early February, in the Kala Ghoda area of South Mumbai, India. Read more