An Indian illustrator at work
Thursday 18 December 2014 - 00:00 to Friday 19 December 2014 - 00:00
Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore

Fifth international illustration research symposium: the itinerant illustrator


This symposium aims to:

  • Create a space for the academic discussion of the praxis of illustration, including the histories of local/regional illustrative practices and the traversing of diverse media platforms.
  • Expand the breadth of conversation about the illustration research which has begun in the UK. For further information on this, please visit 

The accompanying exhibition will showcase the work of contemporary illustrators working in diverse media forms. This exhibition is open from 17 – 21 December 2014.

This event has been organised as a follow up to the India Design educators study tour of the UK in October 2013 and has been organised in collaboration with the British Council, the Journal of Illustration, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), and Cardiff School of Art and Design (CSAD).  

Keynote speakers

  • Edward Chaney, Professor of Fine and Decorative Arts, Southampton Solent University
  • Desdemona McCannon, Manchester School of Art, part of Manchester Metropolitan University 

Who should attend

Illustration practitioners, artists, academics, educators, publishers, storytellers, students, and anyone interested in the art of image making. 

Contact us

To register, please contact Sandeep Ashwath at the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology by email on or by phone on +91 80 40447000 / 40446964 / 65 / 66. 

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