The art district of Mumbai is popularly called Kala Ghoda, which means the “black horse”. The name goes back to the British colonial period, during which a Bronze statue of King Edward was placed at the site. The statue is currently stored in the Victoria Gardens Zoo, at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum.
Location: Mumbai, India
Year Completed: 2016/2017
The Kala Ghoda Association (KGA), which is a not for profit organisation, restores old buildings and structures in the area. KGA proposed to install a new sculpture in the same traffic island as its predecessor.
ABM volunteered to do the architectural design and project management for the installation and co-ordinate the sculpting of the Horse with the help of A young sculptor, Shrehari Bhosale.
The installation was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shre Devendra Padnavis. It is a landmark piece of art in the area attracting many onlookers.