The First Caravan Paris to Auroville, 1969


In 1969 the Mother of the Sri Aurobindo ashram of Pondicherry send Vincenzo Maiolini to France to bring people and equipment to start an experimental city in south of India. 15 people will answer the call and leave Paris on August 15th 1969. Two months and few accidents later they reach a barren plateau which will become 50th years later the vibrant city of Auroville. The exhibition at Centre d’Art , Citadine, Auroville, is the story of their journey and the first pioneers.


A film by Auroras Eye Films. Narrative by Janaka & François

 

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