Industrial Design Visual Communication Animation Design Interaction Design Mobility and Vehicle Design

Game Design Workshop
Instructors: Prof. Athavankar & Prof. Girish Dalvi

Apart from understanding what games are to learning different ways they can be useful, this workshop focuses on exhibiting the use of strategic thinking and problem solving required in designing a game in order to bring about a right mix of fun and learning in it. It aims at explaining the Game Design process – Iterative cycles to Studying and developing player interactions to basic prototypes along with emphasizing the importance of feedback and testing.

Raku Pottery Workshop
Instructor: Sandeep Manchekar

Raku is a method of firing and can be recognized by its rough finish, the pattern of random ash flecks and a rugged finish. The workshop is aimed at explaining the formation of an article with Raku clay and firing it in Raku. It would introduce the participants to the concept of Raku and making articles by using Raku clay followed by trial glaze firing of Rakuware. Sandeep Manchekar is a Master Potter and a Master Craftsman who has a passion for ceramics. He did his GD Art in Ceramics and Pottery from Sir J J School of Art and has been working in this field for over 20 years.

The Art of Seeing Workshop — On Photography
Instructor: Deepak John Mathew

With a firm belief that a good photograph is not just a result of a good camera but of the eye that looks through the lens and captures it, this workshop tries to reason what makes a picture good. It also tries to figure out how can a photograph capture more than just the moment. The Art of Seeing is aimed at sensitizing the eye to visual aesthetics and enabling the participants to acquire a keen understanding of the relationship between the subject and composition.

D J Mathew is an award winning photographer, academician and author (Principles of Design through Photography). He is credited with developing the dual postgraduate programme in Photography Design and Photography Design discipline in NID. He also set up the International Photography Certificate Programme in Photography in collaboration with The University of Creative Arts, Farnham, UK.

Storytelling & Puppetry Workshop
Instructors: Dadi Pudumjee

India has one of the richest backgrounds especially in the field of storytelling. Our stories have been spoken, sung and enacted. Puppetry has been one of the oldest visual aids used to tell stories. The art of puppetry requires the artist to capture the essence of a character both in tangible and intangible ways through an inanimate object. The workshop aims to amalgamate this ancient form of storytelling with contemporary stories and creativity of the participants.

Dadi Pudumjee is a leading puppeteer in India and the founder of The Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust. He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1992. He is currently serving his second term as the President of world- renowned puppetry association, UNIMA www.unima.org and is a past member of the General Council of the Sangeet Natak Akademi.

Design and Degree Show 2014