Artist Malene Bach works with painting in an expanded field. Her abstract, conceptual artwork is characterized by a highly geometric approach and ranges from the purely digital to in-situ work, including...  »Read more

Avasara Academy

Pune, Maharashtra, India

The colour concept used to paint the ceilings of Avasara Academy is centred on local pigments traditionally used throughout India, and developed in collaboration with Case Design. Using colour as material, the project sets out to connect the architecture with the surrounding landscape, the cultural origins of the students and the regional historical use of colour. 

Organic pigments, white cement and binder on ceilings, paint on rooftop water tanks and solar chimneys, pigments and linseed oil on reused teakwood doors, furniture decoration.

In collaboration with Case Design who designed the campus

Photographers: Ariel Huber, Paul Michelon, Dhwani Mehta, Malene Bach

Avasara Academy, Valley of Lavale, near Pune, Maharashtra, India
Owner: Avasara Academy
2016 – 2019 (work in progress)