Imagining the city through Cinema
Bhubaneswar 13th December 2017 (By Minaketan Jena)–Utsha Foundation For Contemporary Art, Bhubaneswar is hosting a workshop of kanu Agrawal, entitled as Imagining The City Through Cinema. He will be a part of two days workshop at Utsha Residency from December14 – 15, 2017. Kanu Kartik Agrawal is an architect, interior designer, urban theorist, and curator. Kanu studied environmental design at the Yale School of Architecture and worked as lead designer in the office of Robert A.M. Stern in New York before taking on the role of architecture principal at De Muro Das, an interior design firm based in Gurgaon that has been the recipient of the Architectural Digest’s 50 Most Influential Designers Award in 2014, 2015 and 2017. He teaches an Urban Lab course that looks at designing with critical environmental parameters as well as an elective course called Imagining Cities at the Department of Urban Design, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. Workshop Details: The workshop will highlight the relation between cities and cinema by looking at key cinematic moments. The selection of films would allow us to look at cities as auteurs have, creatively and imaginatively. The lectures will range from a discussion on the connection between the intimate nature of interior space to dynamic aspects of public space as represented in films. By creating traction between genres, the workshop will help participants seek a creative and active engagement with city-making.