Auroville is an international town in India strives to make an impossible dream possible.
Three Articles About Auroville India
Think of it as kind of U.N. for artists. But instead of a world body run by government bureaucrats for the purpose of international norms, it is a place run for international artists, aspiring to go beyond government and beyond the norm.
Skeptics, Believers and Potential Opportunities Converge
The Business Insider publication took notice of this artistic dream community last year in July. Their takeaway was that it is a worthwhile vision which may not have the structural underpinnings to be a sustainable enterprise. Here is their article.
Matrimandir, a prayer chamber in Auroville, India. Wikipedia Commons Imagine a city free of crime, poverty, money, government, and hardship. That’s the utopian vision for Auroville, a township in India that’s dubbed “the City of Dawn.” Founded in 1960, it was originally envisioned as a peaceful, anarchic community free […]
Investors may be a bit skeptical as the article shows. But International artists are settling in and believe it is a place to make their mark. Street artist Alias has begun to take a decided interest in the community as this article reports.
Summary: I decided to spend some time doing street art interventions in Auroville, before taking a flight to Port Blair,” he says. My friend Tona (Hamburg-based street artist) was part of an artist residence at the Dune Eco Group near there. Alias says he first visited India in 2014.
Perhaps you are interested in a life in or a visit to this community. Here is the official web site link where you can get started.
“Art for land”: a collective exhibition of artworks donated by the local Auroville area artists for collecting donations towards the purchase of the missing pieces of land in out township. At the Unity Pavilion, for the whole month of February, with final auction on Feb. 25th. https://www.flickr.com/…/manohar_a…/albums/72157676646710943