About the Competition
The ‘Gendering the Smart City’ project research network team, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), UK in partnership with our societal partners Safetipin and Jagori, institutional partners King’s College London and the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi and the One Billion Rising campaign movement, and part of the ‘Art in Public Places’ initiative led by India Habitat Centre and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), organised an exhibition which which took place at the Mandi House metro station, New Delhi entitled ‘Art in Public Places – #AanaJaana: Curating Women’s Digital Stories of the City’ from 1st to 31st January 2019.
You can find out more about the exhibition by exploring our interactive Story Map here and the exhibition information page here.
To celebrate the opening of the exhibition, in the weeks leading up to the exhibition and during the exhibition month, members of the public were invited to enter our #AanaJaana [#ComingGoing] international photo competition by taking a selfie while travelling or using public transport, posting it on Twitter and tagging our competition hashtags #AanaJaana and #GSCProject.
Each photo entry was judged by our international research team based on its relevance to our project themes – women’s rights in the city, urban futures, urban mobility, smart cities, inclusive cities and right to the city, everyday cities and safe cities.
The winning entry and entrant was featured on the ‘Gendering the Smart City’ project and King’s College London Urban Futures research domain websites and social media accounts and will receive an exclusive King’s College London branded notebook and pen.
Congratulations to @durkhaima on her winning entry!
Our international research team decided that this selfie photo entry and accompanying text perfectly highlighted the issues related to the research themes our research network team is exploring as part of our project – women’s rights in the city, urban futures, urban mobility, inclusive cities, right to the city and safe cities.
Other Amazing Entries
A big thank you to all those who visited our ‘Art in Public Places – #AanaJaana: Curating Women’s Digital Stories of the City’ exhibition and submitted selfie photos from both the UK and India!
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