Jacob Boehme delivers ‘The Great Pause’ – a workshop for incoming SIAS students

Jacob Boehme, international arts practitioner from Australia delivered a workshop for incoming cohort of SIAS. The workshop titled ‘The Great Pause’ gets participants to look more closely at their environment and community and through a process of deep listening, questioning the civic role of the arts and applying Hope Theory to creative practice, participants will generate […]

Krea student wins Global Tech competition for unique vaccine distribution solution. Presents to co-founder of Apple.

Arnav Jalan, a second year undergraduate student of SIAS was part of a team for the Prospect 100 Global Tech Competition. He presented — Vaxxup — an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable vaccine distribution system. Arnav, on behalf of the team responded to questions from head judge Steve Wozniak. The team presented the idea during a LIVE pitch and won the global competition which has 58 teams from 32 different countries. Arnav finds his name in the Prospect 100 for Tech — a list of top 100 global young talent in technology and also wins a cash award.

Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo at SIAS orientation

SIAS welcomed 144 students as part of the incoming cohort of 2023. Nobel Laureate for Economic Sciences in 2019, and co-founder of J-PAL, Dr Esther Duflo was the guest of honour at the orientation inauguration. In her keynote address she shared three guiding principles for the students, for their time at Krea and beyond. She […]

Students recreate University campus through a virtual spectacular

800 hours of development and able support from the University’s Media Lab, four young Krea students have created a virtual tour of the smart and inclusive Krea campus, using Minecraft tool. With their relentless efforts, Arnav, Nikhil, Priyam and Shreya have re-created the Krea campus experience . “In the midst of our online classes and Zoom coffee chats, we often thought of how the campus has been a hallmark in bringing us together as a cohort. Given the current state of the pandemic, a group of us decided to recreate our campus virtually to give our batch, faculty, and administration a sense of nostalgia while also giving the incoming batch an immersive and exciting preview of our campus”, adds a member of the student team.

Associate Professor Anannya Dasgupta collaborates with Goethe Institut Chennai for Art + Poetry – A Virtual Project

Through gentle haibun-poemages Anannya Dasgupta, Associate Professor in the Division of Literature and Arts and the Director of the Centre for Writing and Pedagogy at Krea University, explores the heightened attention to touch during the pandemic – both in the literal lack of shared touch and its overdose in metaphor.  ‘Held – Lockdown in Words & Images‘ presents works of Anannya and […]