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Chr-Cha on Myth to Meaning

This month’s Chr-Cha a creativity meet was held on the theme Myth to Meaning – Narratives Towards Sustainable Future. Panel consists of Mr. Brij Bhushan Bhasin, Craft & Textile Commissioner, Ex-IPS Officer, Former CMD, HHEC & Cottage Industries, Mr. Vikram Joshi, a Textile Historian, Owner Rangotri Exports & Director, Jaipur & Ms. Archana Surana, Founder & Director, ARCH College was the moderator for the session. 

The theme of the session was beautifully expressed by the panellists. Mr. Bhasin sharing his experiences explained that the exemplary work in the field of art and culture primarily comes from 4 sources. They are Religious places, Royal Families, Tribal art & Festivals of India. He emphasised it is very important to inculcate the ethos of art & culture in our young generation that can be carried forward for generations to come. 

At the same time, Mr Joshi emphasised by using technological advancements in right manner, we cannot only promote our Art &Culture, but it can be revived and taken back to the society. 

Ms. Surana mentioned that is very important to keep the roots of our art & culture intact and so the next generations can learn and appreciate them.

The participants from various walks, like Academicians, Designers, Industry, and Bureaucracy too shared their ideas and best practices which can be used to spread the message of a sustainable future for fashion.

Elected to Cumulus Executive Board

Our city's pride Archana Surana, Founder & Director, ARCH College of Design & Business has been elected for the 8th Cumulus Executive Board (2022-2025) to represent India on 356 Member Institutions- Cumulus Executive Board.

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Keynote address on Design Culture (S) for Peace

Prof. Lorenzo Imbesi, Full Professor, Sapienza University of Rome & Design PhD Chair, Cumulus Executive Board joined the confluence virtually for the Inauguration Keynote Address on Design Culture (s) for Peace..

Finale Keynote Address- Pink City Design Confluence 2022

Mr Surya Vanka, Founder & Chief Designer, Authentic Design Former Director of User Experience, Microsoft joined the ceremony for the Finale Keynote Address where he shared.

Citation of Honour to Mr. Srini Srinivasan, President, WDO

ARCH College of Design & Business presented the citation of Honour to Mr Srini Srinivasan President of World Design Organisation for his inspired leadership at the helm of the World Design Organisation(WDO) and his outstanding contribution to spreading design culture.

Award Ceremony- Pink City Design Confluence 2022

Gayatri A. Rathore, Principal Secretary- Tourism, Art & Culture, Government of Rajasthan; Pradymuna Vyas, Advisor- Confederation of Indian Industry (CIl), Board Member- World Design Organisation (WDO) & Immediate Past Director- National Institute of Design

P-R-E Workshop in association with IxDa & Cumulus

A P-R-E: Practise - Research - Education Workshop by Cumulus & IxDA was conducted by Eija Salmi, Secretary-General, Cumulus International and Alok Nandi, Managing Director Partner

21st CII India Design Summit'21

ARCH College of Design & Business as Knowledge Partner with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held the 21st CII India Design Summit, on 8th-10th December 2021. The 3-day event via the CII hive platform was themed "Design for Circular Economy".

17th JJS- Jaipur Jewellery Show’21

ARCH exhibited its Jewellery Department’s work, providing ARCH’s students and graduates the opportunity to showcase their work at such a Grand Platform. Jewellery Designers and ARCH Alumni Shrishti Bhardwaj, Label-Also and Riya Soni, Label-Inari too exhibited their work.

22nd World Education Summit'21

Ms Archana Surana sat as a panelist at the 22nd World Education Summit 2021: a premier global event on innovation in education. Organised by Elets the event was a congregation of leaders from the global education fraternity sharing their ideas to reinvent, redesign and revamp education.

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