IIP Academy Collaborates With UPIDR


Capturing the Future: UPIDR & IIP Unite for Artisanal Excellence

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh – In a significant move to nurture and showcase the talents of Indian artisans on global platforms, the Uttar Pradesh Institute of Design and Research (UPIDR) has joined forces with the prestigious Indian Institute of Photography (IIP). This landmark collaboration was marked by the launch of the Department of Photography at the UPIDR campus, heralding a new era in the convergence of design, craftsmanship, and photography.

A Visionary Alliance

The agreement between UPIDR and IIP, signed in a ceremony graced by the Hon’ble Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Chaudhary Udaibhan Singh, aims to foster a supportive environment for local artisans. This partnership will not only provide a stage for the products of India's artisans at world platforms but also establish a comprehensive curriculum for aspiring photographers.

Kashi Ek Utsav: A Celebration of Culture and Craftsmanship

The collaboration commenced with the inauguration of 'Kashi Ek Utsav', an exhibition that encapsulates the rich tapestry of Indian culture and heritage. The event was followed by a thought-provoking seminar on the 'Impact of Photography in Making Local Products Global', led by Mr. Rajesh Goyal, the Founder Director of IIP. This seminar highlighted the crucial role of photography in elevating local craftsmanship to a global audience.

Empowering Through Education

A key component of this alliance is IIP's commitment to running various photography courses at the UPIDR campus. These courses are meticulously designed to blend technical expertise with artistic sensibilities, equipping students with the skills necessary to excel in the dynamic field of photography.

The Workshop: Where Learning Meets Practice

Complementing the theoretical aspects, a hands-on workshop was conducted in the newly established studio at UPIDR. This interactive session provided an invaluable opportunity for participants to hone their skills under the guidance of seasoned professionals.

A Future Full of Possibilities

As this partnership unfolds, it promises to unlock numerous opportunities for aspiring photographers and artisans alike. The agreement, exchanged and duly signed during the ceremony, is not just a document but a testament to the shared vision and commitment of UPIDR and IIP towards nurturing talent and promoting excellence.

Join the Movement

We invite photography enthusiasts, aspiring artisans, and the academic community to be a part of this exciting journey. For more information on courses, events, or collaborations, please contact 9015422322.