Photographer:Cassandra | Ann Riquier opening the event (Unity Pavillion) Photographer:Cassandra | Kripa Borg giving a personal perspective on Auroville’s history (Unity Pavillion) Photographer:Cassandra | Ashwin Ezhumalai sharing his experiences of growing up in Auroville (Unity Pavillion) Photographer:Cassandra | Aster Patel reflecting on bridging the past and the future (Unity Pavilion) Photographer:Cassandra | Suryamayi Clarence-Smith sharing different dimensions of research in Auroville (Unity Pavilion) Photographer:Cassandra | Lionel Obadia presenting research on Auroville (Unity Pavilion) Photographer:Cassandra | Aditi Rosegger introducing The Bridge (Unity Pavillion)

“The Bridge’’ Opening & Introduction

On the occasion of Auroville’s 50th anniversary on the 28th of February, 2018, a Collaborative Research Encounter, The Bridge, will present and share the Auroville laboratory with researchers engaged in it’s fields of experimentation in India and around the world. The event aims to convey the full potential of this laboratory and issue an open invitation to formulate projects, conduct research on and actively engage in this experiment.

Recording from The Bridge Day One “Opening’’ programme:

– Introduction to Auroville by Aster Patel, Kripa Borg, Aswhin Ezhumalai & Suryamayi Clarence-Smith
– “Auroville, as utopia, project and reality: anthropological views”, a presentation by visiting researcher Lionel Obadia
– Introduction to The Bridge by Aditi Rosegger

“Greetings from Auroville to all [wo]men of good will. Are invited to Auroville all those who thirst for progress and aspire to a higher and truer life.’’ The Mother, Feb 28th 1968.

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