Experience Design & Staging

Fabric of Truth   Interactive installation based on projection mapping and Kinect depth sensing.  Gesture triggered animations . The installations questions the notion of truth both in its ultimate as well as contemporary form.   Members:  Sarwesh Shah, Bhargav Padiyar

Fabric of Truth

Interactive installation based on projection mapping and Kinect depth sensing. Gesture triggered animations. The installations questions the notion of truth both in its ultimate as well as contemporary form.

Members:
Sarwesh Shah, Bhargav Padiyar

Mute Art Collective   Series of animations,  generative code  and motion graphic videos composed daily. Independent work inspired from works of other designers, artists and tutorials from Daniel Shiffman’s Coding Train.   Platform:  p5.js, Processing, OpenFrameworks

Mute Art Collective

Series of animations, generative code and motion graphic videos composed daily. Independent work inspired from works of other designers, artists and tutorials from Daniel Shiffman’s Coding Train.

Platform: p5.js, Processing, OpenFrameworks

Project ‘Haze’ (ongoing)   An ephemeral work that changes in appearance according to the qualities of the sunlight and the wind, the  site-specific installation  produces a continual outpouring of swirling mist that dissolves the boundaries and outlines of the objects it encounters.  Mentors:  Dr Jignesh Khakhar, Suvani Suri

Project ‘Haze’ (ongoing)

An ephemeral work that changes in appearance according to the qualities of the sunlight and the wind, the site-specific installation produces a continual outpouring of swirling mist that dissolves the boundaries and outlines of the objects it encounters.

Mentors: Dr Jignesh Khakhar, Suvani Suri

Narratives of a Place - Bridging the Future + Past   As part of the International Open Elective, developed a fictional crime narrative based on found objects collected near Nehru Bridge in Ahmedabad.  Mentors:  Prof Michael Longford, Prof David Gelb  Team: Prabhat Raju, Tejas Dhamne, Shrineh Namdeo, Sarwesh Shah

Narratives of a Place - Bridging the Future + Past

As part of the International Open Elective, developed a fictional crime narrative based on found objects collected near Nehru Bridge in Ahmedabad.

Mentors: Prof Michael Longford, Prof David Gelb
Team: Prabhat Raju, Tejas Dhamne, Shrineh Namdeo, Sarwesh Shah

Project Aurora   A low-budget ongoing series of  immersive video projections . The project explores the dynamics of water as a screen, its interaction with projected light and peoples activities around it.  Exhibited as an iteration of Design Project III.  Mentors:  Dr Jignesh Khakhar, Suvani Suri

Project Aurora

A low-budget ongoing series of immersive video projections. The project explores the dynamics of water as a screen, its interaction with projected light and peoples activities around it.
Exhibited as an iteration of Design Project III.

Mentors: Dr Jignesh Khakhar, Suvani Suri

Motion and Code: Explorations   Explorations into mimicking the style of Italian futurism in code. Mostly based on the work on Giacomo Balla.  Platform:  Processing, p5.js

Motion and Code: Explorations

Explorations into mimicking the style of Italian futurism in code. Mostly based on the work on Giacomo Balla.

Platform: Processing, p5.js

 

 

Academic Research and Ideation

Kinetic Sculpture: Week 1   Course overview and explorations in Week 1 of module Kinetic Sculpture  Mentor:  Prof Ranjit Konkar  Team: Sarwesh Shah, Shafali Jain

Kinetic Sculpture: Week 1

Course overview and explorations in Week 1 of module Kinetic Sculpture

Mentor: Prof Ranjit Konkar
Team: Sarwesh Shah, Shafali Jain

Pacman-modified   3 hours of programming led to the following game. Basic movements, game objects creation and destroy, integration of sound, etc acheived.  Mentor:  Nandeep Mali, Jignesh Khakhar  Platform: Processing

Pacman-modified

3 hours of programming led to the following game. Basic movements, game objects creation and destroy, integration of sound, etc acheived.

Mentor: Nandeep Mali, Jignesh Khakhar
Platform: Processing

Kinetic Sculpture: Week 2   Course exploration of second week of Kinetic Sculpture. Replication of Anne-Lily's  Conductor-Composer.   Mentor:  Prof Ranjit Konkar, Vivekananda sir  Team: Sarwesh Shah, Shafali Jain

Kinetic Sculpture: Week 2

Course exploration of second week of Kinetic Sculpture. Replication of Anne-Lily's Conductor-Composer.

Mentor: Prof Ranjit Konkar, Vivekananda sir
Team: Sarwesh Shah, Shafali Jain

Rube Goldberg Mechanism   A Rube Goldberg machine is a deliberately complex contraption in which a series of devices that perform simple tasks are linked together to produce a domino effect in which activating one device triggers the next device in the sequence.   Medium:  Paper

Rube Goldberg Mechanism

A Rube Goldberg machine is a deliberately complex contraption in which a series of devices that perform simple tasks are linked together to produce a domino effect in which activating one device triggers the next device in the sequence.

Medium: Paper

Kinetic Sculpture: Idea generation and readings    Readings and idea generation process  of Kinetic Sculpture. Explored concepts behind motion blur, futurism, fragmentation and zoetrope. Finally made some programming interfaces.  Mentor:  Dr Jignesh Khakhar, Vivekananda sir  Special Thanks:  Prof Rishi Singhal, Rohitash Singh

Kinetic Sculpture: Idea generation and readings

Readings and idea generation process of Kinetic Sculpture. Explored concepts behind motion blur, futurism, fragmentation and zoetrope. Finally made some programming interfaces.

Mentor: Dr Jignesh Khakhar, Vivekananda sir
Special Thanks: Prof Rishi Singhal, Rohitash Singh

Projection Mapping Workshop   2 day workshop in the basic of Projection Mapping and subsequent explorations with Adobe After Effects and Illustrator.  Project partners:  Raonak Lakra ,  Adithya Devaramane  Mentor:  Bhargav Padiyar

Projection Mapping Workshop

2 day workshop in the basic of Projection Mapping and subsequent explorations with Adobe After Effects and Illustrator.

Project partners: Raonak Lakra, Adithya Devaramane
Mentor: Bhargav Padiyar

 

 

Problem solving

Gait Analysis: Tutored identification   Gait identification as a sub-project under 'Gestures'. Follow the github page to know the latest changes in the program.  Mentor:  Jignesh Khakhar, Suvani Suri  Platform: OpenCV, Python

Gait Analysis: Tutored identification

Gait identification as a sub-project under 'Gestures'. Follow the github page to know the latest changes in the program.

Mentor: Jignesh Khakhar, Suvani Suri
Platform: OpenCV, Python

2-wheeler parking in NID Gandhinagar campus   1st semester course, involved learning of formal design process from observation to ideation. Mentored by   Juhi Pandey  .   Project partners:  Ananya Biswas, Suminder Singh, Raonak Lakra, Ashish Dubey, Sarwesh Shah, Suruchi Soren

2-wheeler parking in NID Gandhinagar campus

1st semester course, involved learning of formal design process from observation to ideation. Mentored by Juhi Pandey.

Project partners: Ananya Biswas, Suminder Singh, Raonak Lakra, Ashish Dubey, Sarwesh Shah, Suruchi Soren

 
 

 

Minor experiments and explorations

BITSian Life: A photography project   Campus life at BITS Pilani is different from other Indian colleges. This project tried at capture the various moods I experienced here in a duration of 4 years.   Project partner:   Vishal Chundawat

BITSian Life: A photography project

Campus life at BITS Pilani is different from other Indian colleges. This project tried at capture the various moods I experienced here in a duration of 4 years.

Project partner:
Vishal Chundawat

3D Printing: Cuboidal Chess piece   First hand interaction with Autodesk Fusion 360, Print Studio. Modelled chess pieces with a self-constraint of putting no curves. Hope you like it!   Software:  Autodesk Fusion 360, Print Studio

3D Printing: Cuboidal Chess piece

First hand interaction with Autodesk Fusion 360, Print Studio. Modelled chess pieces with a self-constraint of putting no curves. Hope you like it!

Software:
Autodesk Fusion 360, Print Studio

Random Sketches: Moleskine    Some sketches made by me in my new notebook. These are drawing which I have made after a gap of nearly 6 years from sketching.   Medium:  Black 2B leads, color pencils

Random Sketches: Moleskine

Some sketches made by me in my new notebook. These are drawing which I have made after a gap of nearly 6 years from sketching.

Medium:
Black 2B leads, color pencils

Childhood Sketches   Some of my favorite pencil sketches of childhood when I took drawing classes.   Medium:  Black 4B lead pencils, A4/A3 paper

Childhood Sketches

Some of my favorite pencil sketches of childhood when I took drawing classes.

Medium:
Black 4B lead pencils, A4/A3 paper

Camera vs Pencil, the Duality project   As a part of my college's cultural fest, Oasis, these photos were presented along with others in the photography club exhibition.   Credits:  Illustration: Rohit Pamnani Editing:   Shwetabh Sameer   ,    Prabhat Gupta

Camera vs Pencil, the Duality project

As a part of my college's cultural fest, Oasis, these photos were presented along with others in the photography club exhibition.

Credits:
Illustration: Rohit Pamnani
Editing: Shwetabh Sameer, Prabhat Gupta

Ethnography: Field Sketches 1.0   Sketches made on the field while interacting with a local group of Muslim labours over a duration of 10 days. The sketches are of the members, their workshop and their relatives who visit them regularly.   Medium:  Paper, black pen

Ethnography: Field Sketches 1.0

Sketches made on the field while interacting with a local group of Muslim labours over a duration of 10 days. The sketches are of the members, their workshop and their relatives who visit them regularly.

Medium:
Paper, black pen

V for Vendetta - Pencil sketch   One of my favourite movie character from the intensely engaging movie, V for Vendetta. The dialogues and plot of movie make it a remarkable movie to add to your watchlist.   Medium:  Black 2B leads, color pencils

V for Vendetta - Pencil sketch

One of my favourite movie character from the intensely engaging movie, V for Vendetta. The dialogues and plot of movie make it a remarkable movie to add to your watchlist.

Medium:
Black 2B leads, color pencils

Ink drip effect   Inspired by the sketching of Kerby Rosanes, i tried to make the illustration of Deadpool on my Moleskine.   Medium:  Pencil colours and black marker pen.

Ink drip effect

Inspired by the sketching of Kerby Rosanes, i tried to make the illustration of Deadpool on my Moleskine.

Medium:
Pencil colours and black marker pen.

Kinetic sculpture: Explorations   Line drawing made to depict motion and forms via lines for first semester Kinetic sculpture project.   Medium:  Black paper, white ink

Kinetic sculpture: Explorations

Line drawing made to depict motion and forms via lines for first semester Kinetic sculpture project.

Medium:
Black paper, white ink

Project ‘Bhukhasur’   Week long anti food-waste marketing campaign run in the NID campus as a part of course SLA III.   Project partners:  Nitin Sharma, Parth Dhond, Raonak Lakra, Ananya Biswas, Sarwesh Shah

Project ‘Bhukhasur’

Week long anti food-waste marketing campaign run in the NID campus as a part of course SLA III.

Project partners: Nitin Sharma, Parth Dhond, Raonak Lakra, Ananya Biswas, Sarwesh Shah