TECHNICAL SESSIONS AT THE CONFERENCE

1.      ALTERING THE SCRIPT: CULTURAL METAMORPHOSIS

1

Yuniya Kawamura

The Status Elevation of Japanese Sashiko from Poverty to Luxury

2

Maurizio Francesconi

The revamping of craftsmanship

3

Suruchi Banerjee Dhasmana

Heirloom

4

Rahul Sethi& Sabya sachi Sengupta

Cultural Transformations: Crafts, Design and Fashion in 20th century Bengal

 

2.      SUSTAINABILITY PATHWAYS

5

Lynn Boorady& Nicholas Hall

Rediscovering Slow Fashion: The use of Traditional Crafts to Encourage Sustainable Practices

6

Banhi Jha

Khadi Denim: Synergizing  Sustainability and Innovation with Natural Indigo Dye

7

Marilyn Thomas

Flexible Fashion Movement

8

Sonal Chauhan

Encouraging slow consumption through Emotionally Durable Design

 

3.      SYNERGIES  IN DESIGN

9

Wendy Yothers

Empathy as a Catalyst for Design

10

Julia Raath, Rakhi Pratap& Karthikeyan Balaraman

Cross culture collaboration in Design

11

Jeevan  Xavier

Dynamics of Crafts and Fashion

12

Kripal Mathur

Design And Sustainability : Its Challenges and  Significance

 

4.      CRAFTING IDENTITIES

13

Dimple Bahl

Ancient Indian Grid Systems - Our Cultural Heritage

14

Preetha  Hussain

Crafting an Indian Identity through Design

15

Jyotsna Raghunathan

Tales told by Threads: Narrative cultures conveyed through yarns

16

Iti Seth

Maker Culture of the Traditional Indian family

 

5.      CO-CREATION

17

Deborah Emmett

Traditional handcrafted textile communities surviving in contemporary India: A comparison between the luxury pashmina shawl industry and other textile crafts in the Kashmir valley

18

Sudha Dhingra

‘An Ode to Earth’- Experimentation with mud resist printing and natural dyeing

19

Jaspal Kalra& Vandana Bhandari

Co-Design  Strategies : Design Education For Chikankari craftswomen

20

Kundlata Mishra, Patricia Sumod

Loosely woven Gauze to a beautiful drape Chiffon :Story of Shifting Cultures of recycled style at Sarangpur

21

Ajit Kumar Khare& Sankara Narayanan T. R.

Design Collaboration - A move towards mutual benefit

 

6.      EMERGING NARRATIVES OF CHANGE

22

Sharmila Dua

Transforming Craft as Industry

23

Pooja Pawar& Reena Bhatia

Revitalizing the Traditional Tribal Cloth of ChhotaUdepur Gujarat, India

24

Satyendra Mishra,Vinayak Yashraj, Nilima Regina Topno& Sneha Bhatnagar

The Interface of Technology, Culture and Design

25

Paramita Sarkar and Nilanjana Bairagi

Cultural Transformation: Transformation in costume of tribal women of Tripuri Tribe of India

26

Resmi G.

Changing Face of Indian Handloom

 

7.      TRADITION AND CONTEMPORANEITY IN FASHION

27

Shalini  Sud& Sibichan K. Mathews

Changing Constructs of Trend Motivation by Women through the Lens of Indian Wear

28

Surbhi Ahuja

Handloom sarees - Unifying India through design and defining the new urban chic

29

Ruhee Das Chowdhury

Modi Kurtas - Aligning with the People's Leader

30

Jasbir Kaur

Indian Fashion- Cultural Transformation by Design: The Modernization of India and its impact on fashion 1985-2010

 

8.      FASHION EDUCATION

31

Usha Nehru Patel

Stepping Backwards – A Move Forward

32

Japjee Kohli& Ashok K. Gaba

Analysis of Curriculum in Fashion Design Programme: Cross-National Comparison of India South Korea, UK, France and Italy

33

Asit Bhatt

Mahatma Gandhi and the Model of Fashion Education, Activism and System(s) in India

34

Anita Bora& Ankur Chhabra

Bridging the gap between staffing criteria of the Indian fashion industry and non-formal learning of the underprivileged students for their optimal employability

35

Raghuram Jayaraman& Ajit Kumar Khare

Audio Manuscripts in Fashion Learning: A Reconnaissance

 

9.      PEDAGOGY OF CRAFT-FASHION LINKAGES

36

Priti Srivastava

Sustainability in Young Design Minds – Project based Learning

37

Deepti Baveja

Sustainable Measures For Craft Revival Through Educational Reforms

38

Toolika Gupta

Clove Model – Proposed methodological model for research in craft and fashion history

39

Goutam Saha, Lipsa Mohapatra, Satya S. Banerjee & Shinju Mahajan

NIFT Cluster Initiatives for Indian Handloom and Handicraft Sector: Revitalizing Craft-fashion linkages

40

Maarit Salolainen, Anna-Mari Leppisaari& Kirsi Niinimaki

Transforming fashion Pedagogy through Textile Thinking

 

10.  TECHNOVATION

41

Amit Gupta& Noopur Anand

Prototype development of affordable protective suit for sewage divers (Manual Scavengers)

42

Kunal Singha

Clever strategies: Salt free dyeing design with acidic (Nucleophilic dyeing method) and alkaline (Electrophilic dyeing method) process on pure cotton fabric by using reactive dye- Part II

43

Senthil Kumar Venkatalu& Pranjali Kataria

Sustainable Fashion Drapes for UV Protection

44

Richa  Sharma& Nilanjana Bairagi

Rethinking the Night: Transforming Fashion through Creative Textiles

 

11.  GLOBAL BUSINESS MODELS

49

Clare McTurk

Experience is all: A Case study of British made jeans

50

Osmud Rahman, Devender Kharb& Zhimin Chen

A Cross-National Comparative Study of Apparel Consumers: India and China

51

Lipi Choudhury

Strategic Interventions for Craft sustainability in the New Age Economy: Recalibrating the socio-economic equilibrium

52

Sulagna Saha

Patagonia: A Sustainable business model

 

12.  SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS PRACTICES

45

Vandana Bhandari

Impact of fair trade on lives of women artisans

46

Rajani Jain

Perceptions of Ethics among Garment Manufacturing Industry Professionals

47

Saumya Pande& Indrajit De

Crafting the Indian Fashionscape: The Age of the enabler

48

Sunita Gupta Konwar1& Simarjiv Singh Anand2

An Empirical study to evaluate the feasibility of introducing Biological Leather Technology in the Indian market

 

13.  INNOVATING DIGITAL RETAIL

53

Meera Goradia

Digital Retail for Rural Producers

54

Harsha Rani, Goutam Saha, & Binaya Bhusan Jena

A Critical Analysis of Digital Retail for Rural Producers

55

Nilima Regina Topno, Anand Vikram, ShatarupaThakurta Roy, Satyendra Kumar Mishra& Vinayak Yashraj

Developing a Digital Portal for Craft Products

56

Rachna Imam

Exploring the Success of E-Commerce of Handloom and Handicraft in India

 

14.  FASHION RETAIL

57

Vasundhara Khattry, Shalini Gupta and Radhika Jain

Evolution of Fashion Retail : Building multi – sensory experiences  to  enhance customer engagement

58

Gaurav Mandal

Rediscovering  Culture - Transforming Fashion: Impact of Digitization on Indian fashion designers and brands

59

Mou Sen

Biswa Bangla Initiative: An Innovative business structure to create superior value for artisans of Bengal

60

Shakeel Iqbal& K. Anant Phani

Appropriate Apparel Products for E-retailing Business