Invited Presentations


'Sharing Stories', invited presentation of films at the Kala Ghoda Festival, Mumbai

'Fabric Tales' Invited to screen animated films at Bhavan's College, Mumbai


Invited to moderate a panel discussion, 'Collaborative Image-Making' at the Kala Ghoda Festival, Mumbai on 8th February 2012.


'Illustrating in the Digital Age', Invited paper at Asian Festival of Children's Content, Singapore Book Council, Singapore

'Evoking Imagination', Invited paper at Asian Festival of Children's Content, Singapore Book Council, Singapore


'Makers of Tales: Kaavad Tradition of Rajasthan', Public Lecture for Akhyan: Masks, Puppets and Picture Showmen Traditions of India, IGNCA (Indira Gandhi Centre of the Arts), Delhi

Invited to deliver a public lecture on animation for the National Seminar on 'New Trends in Television Programming and Broadcasting' at the Film and Television Institute, Pune on 20th July, 2010.

Invited to be on a panel discussion, 'Children's Book Illustration' at the Goethe Institute/Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore on 3rd September 2010


Presented 'Tanko Bole Chhe,' at the Kala Ghoda Festival, Mumbai


'The Kaavad phenomenon', an illustrated talk at the India International Centre organised by the Delhi Crafts Council, Craft Revival Trust and IIC, sponsored by Anjana Somany Foundation

Presented 'Mukand and Riaz' at 'Mantles of Myth' Jaipur and at Bookaroo, New Delhi


Presented 'Mukand and Riaz' at the RISD Honors Program, Rome, Italy

Presented 'Mukand and Riaz' at the David Sasoon Library, Kala Ghoda Festival, Mumbai


Presented the animation films made for UNESCO Israel in Tel Aviv for the public, Tel Aviv, Israel

Poster presentation on the E-Kaavad at the INCLUDE 2005 Conference, Royal College of Art, London, UK


'Repurposing Tools of Learning', a presentation made at an international workshop for participants of developing countries, organized by NID


'Traveling Stories,' a presentation made to students of Glorianna Davenport's class on Experiences in Interactive Art, Centre for Advanced Visual Studies, MIT, USA


'Traveling Stories,' paper presented at the international conference Sutra, organized jointly with MIT Media Lab, Media Lab Asia and NID

'To lead or to Follow', a presentation of New Media work at NID at the CII-NID Design Summit, Delhi

Invited to present NID student work and Indian animation at the International conference Kiskakas, organized by the Hungarian University, Budapest, Hungary


Represented the Institute at an international symposium in Urbino, Italy. Presented the NID curriculum and an invited paper on problems of teaching animation in a country like India, titled Frame by Frame.


A public lecture on animation at the India International Centre, New Delhi

Kaavad book launch

A still from Kaavad Book Launch

Jaipur Lit fest

Jaipur Lit Fest