Dharohar - unearthing traditions of Jaipur

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Dharohar - unearthing traditions of Jaipur

  1. 1. Dharohar unearthing traditions of Jaipur An interactive installation depicting the interesting traditional art & crafts of Jaipur helping tourists to feel the true essence of tradition and help them connect to the root of the culture Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  2. 2. Dharohar unearthing traditions of Jaipur Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  3. 3. Objective An interactive installation depicting the interesting traditional art & crafts of Jaipur helping tourists to feel the true essence of tradition and help them connect to the root of the culture. It helps tourists to explore the interesting traditional elements that symbolizes Jaipur, in a way helping people to connect to the root and help tourism industry to bloom Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  4. 4. Arts and Crafts As mentioned, the installation mainly focuses on arts and crafts of Jaipur, showcasing them in fun, delightful and in an interactive way. We have covered few arts and crafts elements, those are ‣ Bandhani ‣ Blue pottery ‣ Embroidery ‣ Gota Dori ‣ Lac Bangles ‣ Silver Jewelry ‣ Marble Work ‣ Metal Work ‣ Turban ‣ Block Printing ‣ Mojari Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  5. 5. Jarokhas as metaphor A complete structure is designed to explain these arts and crafts. The structure consists of 12 Jarokhas representing different elements of arts and crafts. Jarokha is chosen as a metaphor to showcase Jaipurism. Turban Marble Work Metal Work Gota Dori Block Printing Mojari Puppets Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  6. 6. Jarokhas as metaphor A complete structure is designed to explain these arts and crafts. The structure consists of 12 Jarokhas representing different elements of arts and crafts. Jarokha is chosen as a metaphor to showcase Jaipurism. Bandhani Lac Bangles Silver Jewelery Embroidery Blue Pottery Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  7. 7. Interactive Installation The interactive installation, Dharohar - unearthing traditions of Jaipur is designed to be placed at public spaces such as airports, open public spaces at the touristic spots at Jaipur and other places in the state. The installation has majorly two elements 1. A complete wooden structure consisting of Jarokhas 2. 3 screen showcasing information specific to the contents inside Jarokhas Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  8. 8. Showcasing 12 Jarokhas representing different art and craft elements3 screen showcasing information about specific art and craft Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  9. 9. The installation is suppose to be placed in the dark space. Once, people approach to theinstallation and press the button on the Jarokha, the Jarokha will lighten up showcasingthe art. On the other side, screen will showcase information specific to the art with atraditional audio Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  10. 10. By pressing a button (showcased here with white circle) given on every Jarokharepresenting different art and craft element, it will showcase information about thespecific craft on the near by screen. The essence of the elements will be further addedthrough a traditional audio running with the visual information Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  11. 11. More images of Dharohar Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  12. 12. Monday 18 July 2011
  13. 13. Working of the installation We have currently made a working prototype, that can be further developed to a product to install at several public spaces at Jaipur or anywhere in the state The proposed installation can be scaled to a series of installations to promote tourism of Rajasthan in the world. The content need not to be specific to art and craft, but can range upto varied traditional elements of Rajasthan We are attaching the prototyped version of the product, that will helpful for you to understand the product more. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01xP0g4LJM0 Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011
  14. 14. Thank you Project by: Contact Information Kanika Gupta Email: gupta.kanika@gmail.com M.Des 2010-2012 batch Department of Design Guided by: Contact Information Keyur Sorathia Mobile: +91-8011693660 Assistant Professor, Office: +91-361-2582456 Department of Design, Email: keyur@iitg.ernet.in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati keyurbsorathia@gmail.com Pin: 781039 Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) - GuwahatiMonday 18 July 2011

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