- Tapio Makela
(October - December 2006)
Tapio Makela is a media artist, researcher and an event organiser based in Helsinki, Finland. Besides, using the Residency for his own research,Tapio facilitated a workshop on FLOSS. This workshop looked at new media practices in urban contexts. He also participated in a Locative Gaming workshop, faciliated by Waag. For details of the workshop, see- http://test.waag.org/mobstuff/sarai-workshop-group2.htm
To read more on Tapio Makela's work, click here.
- Nasrin Tabatabai and Babak Afrassiabi
(November - December 2006)
Nasrin Tabatabai and Babak Afrassiabi are artists and writers based in Amsterdam. They collaboratively run Pages (Safiye)- a platform for Iranian artists and writers, in different fields, to publish their projects and to exchange thoughts internationally.
Their work, 'Conversing the Cut' was exhibited at Sensor-Census-Censor: An International Colloquium on Information, Society, History and Politics.
They have also contributed in Sarai Reader 06: Turbulence.
See - http://www.sarai.net/publications/readers/06-turbulence
During their residency at Sarai in Delhi in November and December 2006, Nasrin Tabatabai and Babak Afrassiabi had some exchanges with the practitioners of the Cybermohalla Labs. One of the coversations was about the architectural disposition of spaces.
For the text of the exchange, see http://www.pagesmagazine.net/2006/daily_pages.php#index