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Responsible Fashion Series with Prof. Annick Schramme

How would Creativity evolve in the New Normal was the essence of the conversation between Director Archana Surana with Prof. Annick Schramme, professor of Fashion Management, Academic Director for Creative Industries at the University of Antwerp over an Insta Chat on
Responsible Fashion. Having been fellow speakers at the Fashion Colloquia 2020 and at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) as well, they shared views on Heritage & Stories of Change, further throwing light on how important it is to protect and preserve the colors and threads of our rich material culture and the unique stories they tell us.

The Responsible Fashion Series originated at JAIPUR in January 2020 hosted & organised by ARCH College followed by declaring the Jaipur Fashion Manifesto on Responsible Fashion part of the Fashion Colloquia collection of events focusing on fashion and its transition in the environmental context.

Under the leadership of Prof. Annick Schramme, Responsible Fashion Series is being held in October 2021 at Antwerp, emphasising the need of thinking more creatively, while breaking the stereotypes through revisiting fashion imagery and gender fluidity. Director Archana Surana being
a Scientific Committee member of the upcoming Responsible Fashion Series invites contributions.

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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