"Mera Gaon"

Installation By: Rahul Srivastava and Matias Echanove

Location: Mumbai, India


Stillness and Movement: An Art Installation on Migrant Lives in the Times of Covid and When Documenting is a Political Act: Migrant Experiences of Lockdown. It will be a web-based art installation on migrants' lives that is built collaboratively with fishers, journalists, artists, and activists. 

The Installations will broadly be focusing on:

  • the range of reasons behind migration. 

  • networks of migration. 

  • types of migration: traditional/new; circulation of labour/resettlement.

  • trace the kind of jobs/precarity that they face post-migration.

  • And the larger impact that it has on the communities.