Milan Rai

Milan Rai is a conceptual artist who works across social situations, interventions, architecture, urban ecology, community-building, as well as local government.

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Eco Social Art Practice

Between the urban everyday politics and influences that control public spaces, I am democratizing the boundaries and creating green spaces with counter-narrative strategies. It is the genesis of my eco-social art practice and post-disciplinary investigations across landscape architecture, urban dynamics, and socio-ecological processes. This work shifts the general perception of art and moves towards an understanding of the cultural asset- something that lives and evolves. Instead of commodities, each park becomes a place with social meaning and transformative stories associated with it. These are the fields where art is integrated into daily life.

city’s green necklace

Green spaces 

Green Network

Network of Green spaces 

Blog

My blogging evolved slowly as a means to collate my process based eco-social art practice.

Here, I share curatorial essays , stories , eco-sophies , ideas and things that are happening behind the scenes.

How Stupid Is Our Obsession with Turf Lawns? Monoculture that displace native ecosystems at a rate between 5,000 and 385,000 acres per day. They provide no benefits over the long term; no food, no clean water, no wildlife habitat, and no foundation for preserving our...

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Ephemeral and a site-specific art piece I joined the symbolic protest organized by a group of conservationists to protect the urban wetland. Thoughtless construction had completely dried the pond affecting varying environs. When I stepped into the dried pond area, I...

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  KAMAL POKHARI - LOTUS POND Conservationists are not pleased with the thoughtless interference in Kamal pokhari . Personally speaking, it’s not the wise use of wetlands. No one in their right conscience would do or allow something like that to happen. However,...

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