Even the place the standard class markers surrounding the home continued, they grew to become vessels for new meanings, as housing was resituated in a new nexus of relations. The house as artifact and the artifacts it housed had been affected in flip. The development and ornament of homes ceased to be steady indications of their occupants’ social standing, the house turned a means of personal expression, and the act of dwelling was reconceived by way of consumption.
My deconstruction of this phenomenon will body the metropolitan aesthetics that emerge from these processes as ‘third house’ (Bhabha 2004, 55-56). I will critically talk about the processes of “city meets traditional’ workshops and frame them as a framework of re/manufacturing through which the youth negotiate local dance traditions and world dance types to create an embodied aesthetic within the locales of urbanity. I will also examine how the areas the place … Read More