3 FEES FOR STUDENTS
+GST for non-CEPT students
Dec 11 - Dec 18, 2017 DURATION
NO. OF STUDENTS
00 OPEN FOR PROFESSIONALS
Yes PREREQUISITES FOR PROFESSIONALS
Open for all FEES FOR PROFESSIONALS
PREREQUISITES FOR STUDENTS
Open for all LOCATION
CEPT Campus EXPENSE
Approx. Rs. 4,500/- STUDENTS DELIVERABLES
Products, Unique papers, Artworks, Sculptural artifacts FACULTY OF Architecture
ART OF HAND PAPERMAKING
Image source: Course Faculty
Anupam Chakraborty is an artist, designer and paper maker by profession. He has done his graduation in painting from Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan, masters in graphic arts from MS University, Baroda and post graduation in paper making from Glasgow School of Art, UK. In 2003 he has set up Nirupama Academy of Handmade paper in Kolkata. He has over 20 years of teaching experience and have conducted diversified workshops. Apart from creating artwork, teaching and conducting hands-on training, his ongoing research areas are papyrus making from fruit & vegetables, papermaking from indegenious plant fibre and artists book. His artwork is in collection of Chicago School of Art, Tamarind Art Gallery USA, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi and with many others in India and abroad.
Though the use of ordinary paper is gradually declining due to the rapid growth of electronic media, speciality papers always draw attention for their uniqueness. The primary objective of the course will be to understand the possibilities to create such paper. It can be an art piece by itself or exist as a core component for constructing artifacts. Students will be involved in three directional investigations, first will be to understand the potentialities of different types of pulp and paper, second to create exclusive papers and art objects by exploring various paper-making techniques during the process of making and third will be to creative application of speciality papers by intelligent thinking and develop prototypes. Please note that the students will be required to have certain materials for the course such as wooden frames, plastic tub, plastic bowl, nylon scrubbing brush, sponge cube, poplin fabric, felt, synthetic dupatta, surgical tape, small needle & thread, newspaper, flower seeds, permanent marker, scissors, cutter, butter knife, old magazine, coloured thread, wool & cord, fabric remnants, incense stick, match box, apron.
Expenses for Students- Material Cost: Rs 4000/, Local Travel: Rs 500/ as mentioned in expenses.