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The HAT Project 2006/07 is supporting 20 exchange fellowships between England, South Asia and Australia

Gill Wilson

Residency at Sanskriti Pratishthan

Nek Chand's Garden at Chandigarh

Nek Chand worked under cover of darkness for eighteen years , stealing away at the end of his working day as a roads inspector to his secret place-a clearing in the jungle. It was there that he created the groups of sculpted men and women, imaginary creatures, bears and monkeys. He scavenged discarded urban debris and transported hand picked stones from nearby hills on his bicycle, in order to construct the characters that inhabited his realised dream of a kingdom of gods and godesses.

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Hanne Rysgaard talks to conference during cHAT week at Sanskriti, Delhi, India. March 2007