Live Masterclass | Tradition Meets Modernity: Designing and Presenting Heritage

Culture and Heritage
Saturday, 4th July 2020
From 5:00pm to 6:30pm (IST)


Join Avid Learning for a fascinating live masterclass on designing cultural spaces. Participants will learn about the various nuances and skills required for exhibition design, adapting heritage buildings, curating museum galleries and theatre spaces and designing to showcase craft traditions.


Masterclass Highlights include:

 ·         Curating and designing museums, exhibitions and installations

·         Responsible and holistic design for cultural spaces

·         Working with craft communities

·         Building an educational experience based on cultural heritage


          Join us to learn how to best showcase our tangible and intangible heritage through design!

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Siddhartha Das

Siddhartha Das

Founder, Siddhartha Das Studio and Vice-Chairman, JD Centre of Art

Siddhartha Das graduated as an Exhibition Designer from the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad and did his Bachelors in History from Hindu College, University of Delhi. Siddhartha is a curator, designer and a visual artist. He is a featured speaker at prestigious forums and educational institutions. He is an Asia Society, Charles Wallace and Nehru Trust Fellow and also has received various international fellowships for study tours. Siddhartha was awarded the British Council’s International Young Design Entrepreneur in 2009. He is a visiting faculty at NID, CEPT, Ahmedabad, Central Saint Martins, London and Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam. He has been a cultural consultant to various organizations including UNESCO (India), V&A (London), British Council (India) and the Crafts Museum (New Delhi). He has worked with over 2,500 craftspeople in 15 states. For three years he was a contributor to the Arts Illustrated magazine. In 2002, he founded a multi-disciplinary Studio in Delhi that works on responsible design and cultural spaces. Over the last 18 years he has worked on more than 100 projects across eight countries.

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