MAPUSA MAPPERS EXPO: Dr Sidney do Pinto Rosario took time off from his busy schedule at Goa's premier maternity home in Porvorim to visit the Exhibition. He recalled being present while the former Portuguese governor Vassalo da Silva inaugurated the market in the presence of his illustrious father - Dr Antonio Pinto Rosario, President of the Camara Municipal then - and other dignitaries way back in the Sixties of the last century.
MAPUSA MAPPERS EXPO: Vignettes of the past... from the collection of Architecture college alumni
MAPUSA MAPPERS EXPO: Thomas Vaz's peep into the past
MAPUSA MAPPERS: Young Atri Kambli has an out-of-the-box take on the market... in a mix-media presentation.
MAPUSA MAPPERS EXPO: The Mapusa municipal market used to be as clean as it look in Prerna's model layout about two decades ago. Wish it had remained so or the people here had made some effort to retain some sort of cleanliness... May the mapping initiative foster such a thought... I feel it will.
MAPUSA MAPPERS EXPO: Prerna modelled Shakuntala relaxing under the electric pole beside her excellent table-top model of the Mapusa Municipal Market. For a moment we got a glimpse of the overall lay of the bazaar.
The first batch of the Mapusa Mappers produced their two-day exhibition at the main entrance of the Mapusa Municipal Market on October 5-6, 2013. It comprised photographs, sketches, videos, interviews, etc of the sellers collected for the Mapping Mapusa Market Project of the Goa University (Mario Miranda Chair), under the guidance of visiting professor Orijit Sen.
VIDEO Link: http://youtu.be/XtX4yRt6DZ0