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Published on Mar 17, 2010
Prayas Abhinav is an Urban Geographer and Experimental Economist. He has an interest in re-vitalizing and re-imagining urban spaces. Through his work he explores how public spaces can be utilized for cultural and civic uses. Employing social networks and low-fi technologies to connect communities and resources is often one of his approaches. In his projects, he experiments with the possibility of seeding networks and infrastructures which can exist around this reality. He has been part of efforts to seed open content movements in India and in 2007 helped launching the Creative Commons India licenses.
He has presented his projects and proposals at 48c: Public Art Ecology, Urban Climate Camp, ISEA, Urban Typhoon, Koliwada, Sensory Urbanism, Glasgow, First Monday, Chicago, The Paris Accord, Paris, Public Service Broadcasting Trust, Sarai.
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