MAPUSA MAPPERS EXHIBITION: Ms Agnes Monteiro from Mapusa, faithful to her ‘roots’, was extremely pleased with Tabasheer’s artistic presentation on Mapusa Market’s Medicinal Plants at the Mapusa Mappers Exhibition. Ms Monteiro was particularly interested in Kiraitem, which she still uses as Goa’s traditional cure for stomach ailments.
A sketch piece exploring the mobility of good, and logistics of Mapusa Market, where the movers are anonymous and the goods static.
KANNI EKA BAZARACHI (Story of a Bazaar): A Konkani play by the students of DMC College, Assagao, depicting the interaction between people and products, and how it occurs in the famed Mapusa Municipal Market in Goa, India. The play was staged at different places in the Mapusa market on October 5, 2013, to coincide with the Mapusa Mappers Exhibition.
Dr Sidney Pinto do Rosario recalls briefly the inauguration of the Mapusa Municipal Market by the former Portuguese governor general Vassalo da Silva in the presence of his father Dr Antonio Pinto do Rosario, Mayor of Bardez then.
One of the several vegetable stalls that clog the last lane of the Mapusa market.
Another of the jackfruit items found in the Mapusa market... a common kitchen implement used for cleaning fish and scraping coconut. We call it 'adallo' in Konkani, and its stool is made out of the jackfruit tree by Oudumbar Chari, who sells it (in front of Bond's shop every Friday) alongwith rat-traps... also made out of the jackfruit timber.
We could not add this sprouted jackfruit seed to the 10 items made from jackfruit tree.