Under hushed tones, rolling eyes, insipid remarks we find whispers of future craft cultures.

Futures // Crafts & Taboo

What will be the preferred taboos in the crafts of future ?

Taboos are the underlying cultural trends, hinting towards a changing present, past & future. As crafts are entrenched with our culture, the imprints of taboo make their way to the forms - either as functions or as fictions.

Time: 7-8:30PM on Sunday, 22nd Nov 2020
Venue: Online Meetup
Join on Zoom: Link will be updated & emailed a day before the event.
Format: We will open with a short intro to the scope of the meet followed by a 15-20 min exercise. Concluding with an open forum discussion on our collective findings.
Please join in with your desktop/laptop/tablet as we will be using Miro. Tablets may require installing the app.
(We hope that all of us are familiarized with the culture of online discussions by now, regards to #covidlockdown & #wfh.)

About Idée Fixe
Idée Fixe is a critical exercise to envision alternative and provocative future(s) of craft cultures in India, as a response to the stagnated identities of craft practices and ecosystems.
Through a series of interactive workshops in the next three months, we will map evidences of radically reimagined future(s) of craft cultures. Narratives and artefacts built during these workshops will be published under the creative commons to instigate fringe craft enquiries.

Idée Fixe is supported by the
Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia.

About a4 / aChaar

a4 / aChaar is a collective that forays into discursive design methods and futures thinking.

Dhruv(@decoydhruv) and Praveen (@imp8lite) are designers & co-founders of a4.achaar.


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