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Shradha Jain

Area of Practice

Game Design, Filmmaking, Printmaking, Weaving


Bachelor of Fine Arts, specializing in Printmaking, Govt. College of Art, Chandigarh

Masters in Film and Video Communication Design,  National Institute of Design (NID)

Work experience



  • Founder of Studio.ClockWorks, a studio bringing together the most celebrated classic games and the latest contemporary tabletop games to put them out in the public for community building initiatives
  • Has extensively researched and documented the Indigenous Textile traditions of the North East on a project with IGNCA, New Delhi
  • Made a short documentary “Hide Under My Sole” on traditional Punjabi footwear under a grant from Ford Foundation
  • Has made short documentaries on sustainability and mountain communities with ICIMOD, Nepal and some NGO’s
  • Facilitated and conducted game workshops for schools, colleges and independent organizations. These include National Institute of Design (NID), The Doon School (Dehradun), Pearl Academy, Nirma University, The Riverside School, The Design Village, Footwear Development and Design Institute (FDDI), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)

Interest Areas

reviving the culture of playing tabletop games -both traditional and contemporary; Indian crafts and textiles

Current Practice at Srishti

Elements of game design, history of traditional & modern tabletop games, introduction to game mechanics, basic & digital prototyping, playtesting games, basic Tablet Weaving

Creative Practice and Outreach

Interested in exploring and exploiting the politics of play and creating meaningful public spaces with intent and content that has a recreational value for the participants

Projects showcase:

Interim- Game Jam

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“The Srishti Life” is a multi-player digital board game made by students of 2nd and 3rd year as a group project during Interim


Quad Quest
Digital Prototype of an abstract strategy game “Quad-Quest” based on alignment done by second year students during Interim


Shifting Perspective

Shradha Jain
“Weaving with cassette reel and using it as yarn, is a material exploration and concept that revolves around recording the memory of cassettes as an article into weaves, along with the old memories of people that they carry in them.” - Aspiring practitioner, Amolika Vaish,  from the Shifting Perspective Studio


Jamdani Motif
An exploration and a contemporary take on the Jamdani motifs by aspiring design practitioner Anirudh Ghosh, during the Shifting Perspective Studio