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5 Days -Hands on Workshop with Moonj artisans (27th-31st October,2020)

October 27, 2020 – October 31, 2020 all-day Asia/Kolkata Timezone
Room No.502 fashion lab, Block II
Sharda University
Mrs. Aakanksha Singh

Department of Design, School of Architecture and planning is organizing hands-on workshops from 27th– 31st, 2020 with moonjartisans. Workshops focus on introducing the students to moonj handicrafts artisans from Uttarakhand.

Indian Handicrafts sector engages more than 7 million craftsperson from all over India and numerous categories of handicrafts, gifts and decorative items are produced in various forms of raw material. The Indian handicrafts have great potentiality of exports in International market. However, professional systems and expertise are required within crafts organisations to be able to connect to mainstream markets in a commercially sustainable manner. Often, craft groups located in rural areas lack such systems and are unable to develop as commercially viable enterprises even when the products they make have commercial potential.

Objectives of Event:

  1. To acquire new skills that may help artisans produce better crafts or adjust to fast changing market demands.
  2. Seeks to help artisans learn new skills and improve the ones they already have. They will be trained by experts from different domains.
  3. To provide artisans with an understanding of market requirement to deal with the customers
  4. To create better interaction between artisans and Design students
  5. To inculcate a practice of making things, learning/thinking by doing.
  6. To create a better understanding of design thinking and developing new design for better saleability in market.

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Date:    27th-31st October 2020
Time:   02:00PM to 04:30PM

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