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The Rethinking Waste project, funded by the UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund through the Arts and Humanities Research Council, confronts the question of waste and disposability through the introduction an artist / designer / engineer residency programme. The residency programme activates the lab as an experimental design and learning space. Located in the very spaces and cycles of waste production and recycling in Dharavi’s 13th Compound, the Lab is likewise, embedded in an area of the city that might be described as one of the largest informal aggregations of (re)maker and (re)manufacturing spaces on the planet..

Artists: Mrugen Rathod / Akhila Krishnan / Aqui Thami / Sharmila Samant / Vrishali Purandare / Ian Dawson / Ben Parry / Graham Jeffery / Ajmal Shifaz / Amol Lalzare / Abhijit Patro

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