Sulekhan 2021National Conference on Calligraphy
World Calligraphy Day is celebrated every year on the second Wednesday of August to promote Calligraphy. It allows experts and beginners to come together to discuss, practice, and learn about the art of calligraphy. Joining the celebration, the Typography Society of India, along with our partners are organizing Sulekhan 2021 as a one day event, to be held on 11th August 2021 from 4.00 PM to 7.30 PM IST. The program will be streamed live on YouTube. Attendees will get a chance to interact with the panelists during the panel discussion.
The program is organised by a committee led by Prof G.V. Sreekumar comprising of Narayana Bhattathiri, George K. Paul, Hiral Bhagat, Dilbag Singh and Prajwal Xavier.
Watch Dilbag Singh create the Sulekhan 2021 logo
We are fortunate to have some of the best calligraphers in the country to share their knowledge and insights with us.
|4.00 to 4:10 PM||Introduction: G.V. Sreekumar|
|4:10 to 4:15 PM||Inauguration: Achyut Palav|
|4:15 to 4:30 PM||Keynote Address: Parameshwar Raju|
|4:30 to 5.05 PM||Screening of video on calligraphy of First letter of various scripts by 100 calligraphers across the globe, directed by Narayana Bhattathiri|
|5:10 to 5:30 PM||Calligraphy Demonstration by Achyut Palav|
|5:30 to 5:50 PM||Calligraphy Demonstration by Inku Kumar|
|5:50 to 6:10 PM||Calligraphy Demonstration by Narayana Bhattathiri|
|6:10 to 6:30 PM||Calligraphy Demonstration by Dilbag Singh|
|6:30 to 7:30 PM||“Sulekhan Vidya”: Panel discussion on Calligraphy-Education and Practice: Achyut Palav, Santosh Kshirsagar, Narayana Bhattathiri, Tarun Deep Girdher, G V Sreekumar, Hiral Bhagat. Moderated by Akshaya Thombre.|
Prof. G.V. Sreekumar,
IDC School of Design,
Indian Institute of Technology,
Powai, Mumbai. 400 076. India