Pixels, the photography society of Hans Raj College and Zephyr, the photography society of College of Vocational Studies in collaboration with Pearl Academy hosted the Creative Career Conclave at Hans Raj College. On the 21st of this month, this event saw four eminent speakers share their experiences and works in their respective fields. The session mainly focussed on specific areas such as designing, architecture, fashion and photography.
Rohit Dhingra, a renowned professional photographer, is an alumnus of the University of Arts, London. He has worked with brands like Vogue, Armani, Burberry and more. He has also shot actors like Hrithik Roshan, Bipasha Basu, Amitabh Bachchan and many others. He guided the students how they can enter into Journalism, Fashion and Media with the art of photography. He also showed a presentation which consisted of his previous work and also pictures which he clicked as a student.
The next speaker in line was Rina Dhaka, a professional fashion designer. She has presented her work at the Miami’s Fashion Week. She sportingly took all the queries from the audience. While answering a student she said, “The big revolution in fashion are brands like Zara, Mango and Forever 21, because they took it from the fashion shows and brought it to our doors.” She also mentioned how start-ups have become the next big thing in the industry. She brought into limelight how internships are always a suffering, but most of the learning comes out of them.
The next eminent personality to come up was Mr. Manish Gulati, an architect who has designed many buildings, including the IPL team named Delhi Daredevil Team’s office. His works also include certain innovative projects such as a dustbin which recharges your metro card as and when you throw garbage in it.
The two-hour interactive session was concluded by Dr. Bhavna Chaddha, Associate Professor at the Pearl Academy. She made people realize the importance of start-ups and how they would benefit the current scenario. She also talked of various initiatives taken up by the Pearl Academy to promote the idea of start-ups.
The event concluded on a successful note with all participants getting merchandise sponsored by the Pearls Academy.
Pictures by Harshit Thukral for DU Beat