Shilpkatha 2017 on 6th - 7th Oct 2017

Shilpkatha 2017

SID’s annual Craft Sustenance initiative, Shilpkatha is scheduled on 6th -7 th October, 2017 at the SID campus. The institutional objective of this event is to conserve and bring about a product diversification of heritage Indian crafts.

Some of the crafts covered this year are Phool Patti from Uttar Pradesh, soof from Gujarat, Phulkari from Punjab, Chamba rumal from Himachal Pradesh, Rosewood inlay, Mysore, Karnataka etc. An exhibition of the documented crafts and students’ works including garments and products developed using these crafts shall be put up during Shilpkatha.

Artisans from these places are also being invited to participate in this exhibition and conduct workshops for promoting their crafts. We are also showcasing short Craft Films made by the Video Film Design students.

As an extension to this activity, this year we are also hosting a seminar and panel discussion on the theme, ‘Crafts: Design, Luxury Compatibility and Management’ for which esteemed speakers working for craft sustenance have been invited.

Shilpkatha 2017 schedule