my name is shobhan.
i instigate, transform and communicate ideas. my work is collaborative; and cuts across modes, mediums and disciplines. i design, make and reflect.
manifesto, linkedin, email
“expressive objects”: course for bachelor students
srishti institute of art, design & technology
“data visceralisation”: workshop for master students
royal college of art
royal college of art
master of art in information experience design
the cost of war,
collaboration for expression,
indian institute of technology guwahati
bachelor of design
srishti interim: resident artist
inventing a framework for expressive behaviour in intelligent machines.
random international: designer, creative technologist
research, prototyping, design, software, hardware, production.
concept development to help win commissions for critically acclaimed projects. design lead on projects outside random’s traditional mediums of expertise.
bookpad: design lead
led design for a software startup till we got acquired by yahoo: identity & communication, product interaction & interface design, front-end development.
codesign: graphic & interaction designer
identity & collateral, catalogue, exhibition, interface design.
threads of change,
clarice: interaction designer
product interaction & interface design for screen-based software.
ethnographic research for shuruat mobility (ratna nidhi); corporate identity & literature for graphic communication concepts and j walter thompson.
summer internships in graphic design at graphic communication concepts and leaf design; short work experience at institute for transportation & development policy.
talks & exhibits
talk: “beyond processing: programming the environment”
for processing community day (bombay node)
talk: on data, information & conversation
to an audience at ha miffal, jerusalem
talk: “participation & performance”
at interfaces monthly, organised by the trampery and the barbican
exhibit: the cost of war
at artpanorama and splice festival
hockney gallery at showrca
courtyard galleries, royal college of art
‘the cat is alive!’ exhibition in the crypt gallery
can administer first-aid
, speak in public, and perform editorial work.
last update: Feb 15, 2019.