INCLUSIVE FUTURES THROUGH HANDMADE was virtual event held to showcase the work done under the collaboration of the scheme Upgrading the skills and training in traditional arts/crafts for development [USTTAD], of Ministry of Minority Affairs and Knowledge partner National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.
It was curated in response to NID's work in 5 Craft clusters across India as Knowledge Parter for USTTAD scheme.
The following events will be 19 -20- 21 January, 2021
A Virtual Exhibition was launched on 19th January 2021, 3pm IST and would be open for view for a month. Visitors would be able to experience a virtual tour of the curated exhibition showcasing design innovations in developing the products, nuances of craft and design processes adapted for capacity building and the up-gradation of the skills and knowledge. There were videos, product catalogues and stories about the craftspeople to experience.
A three-day E-Symposium was held during 19-20-21 January, 2021, was inaugurated on 19th at 3.00 pm and sessions on 20th and 21st were scheduled between 2-5pm IST.
The sessions on the three days shared NID's insights, methods, and design tools adopted in implementing the scheme and dialogues with a range of Well-known Craft Sector experts from all over India on subjects of skill training, sustainability issues, social inclusion, entrepreneurship, as well as craft - design collaborations.
E-Symposium Panel topics
- In Conversation with Artisans
- Social Impact and Inclusion
- Craft and Sustainability
- Management and Entrepreneurship
- Culturally Significant Design
- Training and Education