Nithya V. Raman is Director of Transparent Chennai, her work has focusses on questions of human rights and urban planning, particularly the access of the urban poor to land and livelihoods. She has worked with various groups including Amnesty International, the Hazards Center, and the Unorganized Workers’ Federation. Nithya co-authored Clouds of Injustice, a report published by Amnesty International on the environmental and health impacts of the Bhopal gas leak of 1984, and was a SARAI Fellow.
Kaustubh Srikanth is a hactivist, technologist and researcher based between Berlin and Bangalore. He is one of the lead organisers of the annual Open Data Camp in India and currently works as the Head of Technology at Tactical Tech, an international NGO working to enable the effective use of information for progressive social change. He tweets as @houndbee Tactical Technology Collective | Turning information into action
An advocate of open geographic data and free information. Most of my work revolves around geography and visualizations and can be found on the Wikimedia and OpenStreetMaps projects. I also coordinate the BusRoutes.In Indian public transport route wiki project and preach about the benefits of public transportation to random people on the road.
Do Din is a two day community driven participatory techno-arts event anchored by Hyderabad Urban Lab, an urban research programme anchored by the Right to the City Foundation, Hyderabad.
We need everyone to get involved and engaged towards making this techno-arts event diverse, vibrant, and a success.
There are many ways you can participate!
There’s a lot of running around, coordination, and much more. Interested in meeting cool folk, working on driving a session, or anything else then please fill up our volunteer form.
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Everyone is welcome to Do Din. The venue is central, parking available, and events are free. What are you waiting for? Register today and join us on the 14th & 15th of December!
Do Din will try to pay for a train ticket for qualifying out of town participants. Please send us an email to find out more about train tickets.
Do you have an idea for the hackathon, film screening, or performance please do tell us!
Many people from all walks of life, from all over India have converged to make Do Din a possibility. Here you find just a few of those who will be there at Do Din or have somehow helped make things happen!
We do apologize if we missed someone out, please contact us and we’ll be sure to include the information.
- The freewheeling urban art festival will be organized around comedy shows, music performances, talk shows, theatre and cinema screenings. The themes of all these events will be focused on life in cities.
- Anyone with an interest in cities in general, and Hyderabad more specifically is welcome!
- The Urban Arts festival will showcase life in the city from local and national talent.