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Some Pictures from
"The 3rd Carnival of e-Creativity & Change-agents Conclave"
CeC & CaC 2008

**pics by Bacchus Barua & Ruchira Parihar**
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note:
We will shortly be coming out with our own 22min. documentary-video of this incident,
shot by Tim Calonius & Nishant Pagare; to be edited by Wolfgang Rebernik, with Shankar Barua


Aleksandra Dulic gets that 'fiery' look in her eyes in the course of her presentation


Ajay Kapur immediately jumps over to grind out a crunching beat off a tabla pair



Ashhar Farooqui sings curliques across the screen in the course of his performance


... with Prashant Yashpal & Praveen Venugopal actually cuing the visuals live, right alongside



Alexandra Dulic & Lawrence Casserley settle into rehearsal mode


Ajay Kapur introduces the gathering to some of his software and hardware projects



Bettina Wenzel & Lawrence Casserley get a groove going in the course of the improvisational collaborations


Curtis Bahns grins as Ajay Kapur rocks the party with his e-Sitar and MahaDeviBot



Aparna Panshika & Curtis Bahn work out who's to do what, just before a performance


Aleksandra Dulic paints up a nice live-video backdrop to Aparna Panshikar's vocals



Ajay Kapur again, with Curtis Bahn and the MahaDeviBot, rocking an accelerometer-controller at the back of his head


Brinda Chudsama Miller passes a smile round the table at the Change-agents Conclave (i.e. the CaC part of CeC & CaC)



Bettina Wenzel, apparently quite harmless and unassuming in the Change-agents Conclave


... and then setting out to "break all sorts of things" in her performance. Here, the duet with Lawrence Casserley



Ansuman Biswas in the course of his presentation


... and, in the course of one of his performances



Ruchira Parihar minding the exhibition segment


Ruchira Parihar's own exhibit



Curtis wonders who let the photographer in, while Ajay Kapur looks across the room ...


... to spot Katja Kessing getting a little sub-conclave of her own going, on the other side ~:o)



Curtis Bahn goes all blurry with his solo e-Dilruba


Lawrence Casserley's rig (pedals under the table)



The Computational Poetics Group in action


Darshan Duggar serves up a different sort of action, along with Jags Sandhu



Dhanya Pilo wonders how come the edges of the lectern are chipped


Jags Sandhu takes the first opportunity to demonstrate the versatility of sticky-tape



Dhanya Pilo, spotlighted in the course of her presentation


The 'Experimental Ecstacy' gets underway



Aleksandra Dulic paints visuals onscreen, to Aparna Panshikar's vocals


... while Aparna herself closes eyes to it all



Detail from Nitin Bal Chauhan's installation, in the Gandhi-King Plaza


Detail from Nitin Bal Chauhan's installation, in the Gandhi-King Plaza



The exhibition-segment, seen from near the entrance into the Gandhi-King Plaza during set-up.
Ruchira Parihar's exhibit on the table, centre-frame


West view of the Retrospective of DSI from The IDEA series of CD-Gazettes during set-up,
with Nitin Bal Chauhan's installation at left


East view of the Retrospective of DSI from The IDEA series of CD-Gazettes during set-up,
with Nitin Bal Chauhan's installation at right, and Rishab Parmar's installation at left


Deepak Thapa makes sure no one gets into CaC without ID, and he's running out


Rishab Parmar's installation of sheep in a cityscape had sound, and special lights at night



Curtis Bahn sets up for the electroacoustics workshop


Kenneth Newby & Martin Gotfrit join in



The electroacoustics workshop underway


Meanwhile, Shankar Barua goofs off with Rishab Parmar in the Gandhi-King Plaza



Florian Thalhofer introduces his 'Korsakow System'


Jignesh Khakhar speaks of the NID experience



Matthew 'Hardoff' John Davey gives a lucky few a DIY walk through Pure Data

... and then later rocks the party with a performance of his Pure Data Junkhouse



Kenneth Newby speaks of the works of the Computational Poetics Group


Krishna Pillai, in the electroacoustics workshop



A conjuror opens up his bag of tricks


... and then proceeds to saw a fiddle into two



Lawrence Casserley ties up a crucial knot in cabling, while Bettina holds things in place with a finger


Lawrence then proceeds to test the limits of what that knot will hold up to, in performance



Avik Chandra & Naman Thakar demonstrate their webcam-based interactive paradigm

Nishant Pagare shooting video (along with Tim Calonius) for the documentary that's to come



Ruchira Parihar delivers her presentation, about her exhibit and also the video-collection she curated


Naman Thakar gets to have his say behind closed doors too



Scattered beards and hair even infected Ansuman Biswas this year


... leaving it up to Shrikant Agawane to provide the new bullet-head on the block, from Mumbai



Aparna Panshikar tries out a pouty sort of look


... and then hides it in song



Lawrence Casserley processes Ansuman Biswas' sarod, while Ansuman wonders what on earth that sound is


The Seknsak Ensemble in action



Shankar Barua, Nitin Bal Chauhan & Darshan Duggar setting up the exhibition, sort of


... while Rishab Parmar begins to articulate the cityscape of his installation



Thomas Munz delivers his public presentation


Thomas Munz in the Change-agents Conclave



Shankar Barua launches into babble-mode


... and Vibodh Parthasarathy looks to spot a gap



Rishab Parmar sets up for one of the many image-transfers of his installation


And, Viral Patel too had something to say about it all



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