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Truth conversations is a series of seminar or lec dems happening on monthly basis. It is an interactive initiative by the Truth School.

In Truth Conversations, we call artists who are practicing rare arts, designers, design thinkers, storytellers, people who have great motivational stories, film makers and innovators in any field. These eminent people take you through their stories of growth, anxiety – discuss their creative journeys and also demonstrate their work and art

Truth Conversations is mounted and constructed to celebrate imagination, creativity , dying arts , films and storytelling. It is an informal yet rich platform where conversations happen and stories of struggle and success touch the heart. These conversations lead to some very creative, eye opening and mind churning experiences. These conversations are journeys into the heart and mind of the design thinkers who have created immense difference In their world and are still striving to achieve more.

The main philosophy which drives these conversations is to stimulate the mind of listeners, not only give them a pleasure but also motivate them to reach their higher goals. It is also to provide platform to dying arts, artists, creative minds, designers and help people decode their creative and design thinking DNA. Come and Join, Truth Conversation, which is an alive and interactive platform for discussion, knowledge accumulation, experience sharing and much more.





with Whistling Woods


He has been a professional screenwriter for 20 years with films like Drohkaal, Ghulam, The Legend of Bhagat Singh and Raajneeti to his credit.
He is the Head of Screenwriting at Whistling Woods, as well as Honorary Head of Screenplay Writing at FTII, a course that he began in 2004.
Apart from being a script consultant on several films, he also conducts workshops and seminars on screenwriting in India and abroad.

Anjum Rajabali, Scriptwriter




with Godown Pvt. Ltd.


Shisir Kumar Jena was born in an Artist Family at village Baulakhaladi under Kaptipada. He got an artistic incline in his upbringing as his father Sri Kushanath Jena is also a well-known artist in the state.
For his excellence in Pattachitra, he received CSAC STATE AWARD From Lalit Kala Academy, Bhubaneswar Odisha in the year 2000.
He is one of the very few artists who is trying to keep the ancient art of Pattachitra, or art on cloth, alive.

Pattachitra by Shishir Jena


with Katkatha Trust


An international puppeteer with various international awards, now heads KATKATHA trust. Has worked at Vani Prakashan and Salaam Baalak Trust.
Studied Puppet Theatre at DI, Dramatiska Institutet, University of Stockholm, Sweden and Scoula De la guaratelle, Naples, Italy.
She has completed her graduation from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi, India.

Anurupa with her puppet


with Pool Design Magazine


A Design Anthropologist, meaning she tries to understand how the processes and artifacts of design help define what it mean to be human.
Dori is an Associate Professor of Design Anthropology at Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia as well as Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching in the Faculty of Design.

Pattachitra by Shishir Jena
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