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Chatura Rao

Area of Practice

Author, Journalist

Education

Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, Sophia College, Mumbai

Post-graduate diploma in Social Communications Media, Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai

Work Experience

  • Communications Specialist at the education non-profit initiative, Centre for Equity and Quality in Universal Education (CEQUE)
  • Director and Curator of the Chandigarh Children's Literature Festival, Punjab
  • Won the Hindu Good Books award for Best Picture Book 2017, for Gone Grandmother
  • Won the Laadli National Award for Gender Sensitive Reporting 2017 - Best Web Feature for the piece titled Women and the Trouble Within/ Without Homes

Interest Areas

Questions of Identity, Story-making, Craft of Narratives

Current Practice at Srishti

Information Arts and Information Design Practices, Creative Writing

Creative Practice and Outreach

  • Facilitating Srishti students to work on stories for the children of artisans in Bhuj
  • Create communication tools for Khamir, a crafts collective in Kutch

Recent Units Facilitated

Narratives, Immersion and Information

Rambling Ink


Projects showcase:

Narratives, Immersion and Information

Students at the Open House exhibiting their outcomes.
Students at the Open House exhibiting their outcomes.

 

 

Rambling Ink

Rambling Ink  ​ Students immersed in the printmaking process to add more perspectives to the act of writing.
Students immersed in the printmaking process to add more perspectives to the act of writing.