2_Full Walk Full footage
Director: Prerna Bishnoi; Cinematographer: Prerna Bishnoi
Duration: 01:05:11; Aspect Ratio: 1.778:1; Hue: 88.009; Saturation: 0.035; Lightness: 0.376; Volume: 0.084; Cuts per Minute: 2.792; Words per Minute: 1.273
Usually shoes are found in male singles. Surprisingly this is a fine looking pair / pair of fine-looking jootis (leather shoes).
Synthetic foam with
air in unexpected places
absorb all the grease
conglomerate of building material, Saphire-blue glass (used for IT building facades, blocks of cement filled with mud, sand, thatched tarpaulin, weed.
2. Word/Phrase: TRAFFIC
Counting the number of water tankers that appear along the perimeter of the lake. This is number #1
How did the lake catch fire in 2015? Possibly, the sun’s rays passed through a magnifying glass with a broken handle, converged and focused onto a rejected school test paper, and the lake caught fire.
Possibly, a battery of an old remote control exploded and the lake caught fire.
Possibly, a dying cigarette butt fell in, and the lake caught fire.
Possibly, a greasy rag under a pile of trash, self-combusted and the lake caught fire.
Possibly, people living in settlements around the lake, after collecting and segregating the trash, lit some on fire to make it disappear.
A pyre of trash
Banish it from contemplation
Now collecting dust
What is this? Is this a gourd?
No. This isn’t a gourd. It’s something else. Something like custard apple. I think it is called custard apple.
That’s what it is.
What do you call it in Bengali?
In Bengali it is called Koomar.
Koomar, oh ok.
Yes. It is called Koomar.
Why have you placed shoes?
…to avoid the evil eye. Otherwise they die. Usually it grows really well here – all kinds of vegetables: bitter gourd, pumpkin and many others. Now the plant is old. It is dying.
A concept proposed by Bombay-based architects Rupali Gupte and Prasad Shetty, that describes the growth of urban cities as frothic – developing in microspheres, where fragility is the reality to reconcile with. They show resistance to master plans.
Versatile, the tin holds fort –
This is a growing road ruin. Believed to be chunks of Bellandur Lake Road, it has been sporadically dumped here over time by the municipality.
6. Word/Phrase: TRAFFIC
Surface Tension is the property of water at rest to appear stretched out like a membrane, tense, so much so that an ant can crawl on top of it. The path to circumnavigate the lake is formed by similar tensions, maintaining a fragile balance between different actors. In this state of transition: churning, a force arises that breaks this tension, reforming and reconstituting it periodically.
Pushing and pulling
“No tension!!” they said