Colonial Bombay

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Swapna Joshi
  Memorialising has been a celebrated act in India through architecture, sculptures and monuments to commemorate moments in history. Preserving the memory of the deceased in the form of megalithic burials—non-sepulchral and symbolic in nature—was a tradition practiced all over the world. The…
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Swapna Joshi
This module is a holistic study of the traditional drinking water fountains of Mumbai, known as pyaavs. Right from their inception in the socio-cultural landscape of colonial Bombay to the recent conservation movement to restore pyaavs, the module revisits them through audio-visuals, interviews,…
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