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Sandeep Chandra Ashwath

 

Sandeep Chandra Ashwath

Area of Practice:  

Animator

Filmmaker

Anthropologist

Education:

BSc in Environmental Science, St Joseph’s, Bangalore

Post Graduation in Animation, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

MA in Animation, Royal College of Art, London

PhD in Social Anthropology, University of Surrey, UK

Work Experience:  

2011-2012 - Idiom Design and Consulting Ltd, Bangalore

2012 to current - Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology

Interest Areas:

Animation education

Sacredness in moving image

Reception studies and queer theory

Cultural specificities in animation content

Technique of minimal hand drawn animation

Current Practice at Srishti:  

Film Appreciation

Film/Animation theory

Research Methods

Ethnographic film

Projects

Creative Practice and Outreach:
  • Animation Education in India, paper presentation,
    Chitrakatha Animation Festival, NID, 2013
  • Itinerant Illustrator, paper presentation, Chitrakatha
    Animation Festival, NID, 2015
  • Jury member, Experimenta 2015, Experimental Film
    Festival-Bengaluru
  • Mythical Past, Animated Present, paper presentation, Society for Animation Studies (SAS) conference, Concordia, Montreal 2018
  • Indian Independent Animation, paper presentation, Image
    Forum, Tokyo 2018
  • Cubes on a Carpet, paper presentation, Society for Animation
    Studies (SAS) conference, Lusofona, Lisbon, 2019
Recent Units facilitated:  

Moon in a Tea Cup – Project designed around the theme of magic realism



Mapping of a short story by Gabriel García Márquez.




Staging of the short story.