Jury / Lectures / Talks / Conferences

Above image: Public lecture at Chicago Cultural Centre, IL,USA 2013

Shelly Jyoti’s research as an artist addresses contemporary art that stems from social concerns, narrating the history of colonial India, transnational economic interchanges, issues of immigration and celebrating the subaltern.

She is invited as a visiting artist lecturer, juror and panel participant on topics relevant to her research. She also presents her work in academic conference presentations and community arts forums and has been a keynote speaker in many national and international conferences.

To extend an invitation, please contact her at shellyjyoti12@yahoo.com

Lectured Organizations

Art Institute of Chicago; Textile Society of the Art Institute of Chicago; University of Illinois, Chicago; Woman Made Gallery, Chicago; Anne Lloyd Gallery Decatur USA; DePaul University, Chicago IL; National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi India; M.S university, Baroda, Gujarat, India; Lalit kala Academy, Chennai; Apparao Gallery, Chennai, India; Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, New Delhi, India; India International Centre, New Delhi, India; Association of third world studies annual conferences; Centre for Contemporary Theory and General Semantics, Baroda, India

Video and audio samples

 

2016

Paper Presentation:INSTALLATION ART: OBJECTS, THINGS AND SYMBOLISM by Shelly Jyoti
XIX International Conference, The Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda, Gujarat
18-21 December 2016, Venue: Doon University, Dehradun

Panel DiscussionThe Poetics of Khadi: Cutting across time and space
Bikaner House, Shahjahan Road, India Gate, New Delhi, October 21, 2016
PANELISTRitu Beri-Fashion designer; Meenakshi lekhi-MP; Shelly Jyoti- A visual/ textile artist; Geeta Goradia- Chairperson Jewel Industries, Varsha Das- A Gandhian thinker, art critic and littterateur; Poonam Goel-Delhi based art writer (moderator). Click to view the event
Click to view the video of the event sponsored by Yes Institute

A Gallery walkMapping Ajrakh textile traditions in contemporary art and craft’ Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat centre, New Delhi  Oct 22, 2016

A Talk: ‘The Making of The Khadi March: Just Five Meters:  Concept, processes  and installations’
Textile Design Students, National Institute Of Fashion Technology, Oct18, 2016

2015

Paper presentation– The khadi March: Gandhi’s Political Enlightenment Traversing Human Lives and Humanity By Shelly Jyoti

XVIII International Conference ‘The Wider Significance of Nature’,20-23 December 2015, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack Odisha, India

A Talk ‘ Indigo: Narratives: An Ode to Neel Darpan’ Shiv Nadar school, Noida. Nov 4, 2015

Juror  Final Round of student design competition ‘Junk Juxtaposed’ organized by NIFT, Delhi
National Fashion Olympiad event.Feb 2015


Juror  Deccan herald, Deccan Herald Metro life Fashion Show. Feb 2015
Juror ‘Junk Juxtaposed’ installations, NIFT Fashion Olympiad. January 2015

2014
Juror ‘Junk Juxtaposed’ installations, NIFT Fashion Olympiad. January 2015

2014
Salt-A colonial metaphor: Relevance today – Verbal, Visual and New Art media by Shelly Jyoti
17th International Conference , Forum for Contemporary Theory, Goa, India, December 2014

Juror Textile designs students. ‘Textile Art’, NIFT, New Delhi, November 2014

Invoking history and celebrating the subaltern by Shelly Jyoti
Apparao Art Gallery, Magnolias, DLF phase 5, Gurgaon, Haryana, India,October, 13, 2014

Invoking history and celebrating the subaltern by Shelly Jyoti
Apparao Art Gallery, Chennai, October, 4, 2014

Salt- A Colonial Metaphor: Relevance today by Shelly Jyoti

National Lalit kala Academy, Chennai
(In collaboration with Dakshin Chitra Museum Chennai) October 3, 2014

Textile Installation in Contemporary Visual Space by shelly jyoti
National Institute of Fashion Technology, Haus Khas, New Delhi, Sept 24, 2014

Gallery walk by the Artist, Curator and Poet
India International Center, The Art gallery
Kamala Devi Complex, Gate no: 1, 40 Max Muller Marg, New Delhi 110003 India, September 6, 13, 2014

2013

Lectures
Lincoln, Gandhi and Obama : A creative visual dialogue in Miniature painting style by Shelly Jyoti
Academic paper, 31st Annual international ATWS conference, IIT Chennai, New Delhi

 

Rebuilding: A Sense of Nationalism by Shelly Jyoti
Indira Gandhi National Center of the Arts, New Delhi, October 9, 2013

 

Artist Talk, Quilting, Art history and Metaphor
DePaul University students With Prof Jean Bryan Chicago Rooms, Chicago Cultural Center,IL,USA January 30, 2013

 

Artist talk (Public Lecture) 
‘Indigo: Shelly Jyoti & Laura kina’By Shelly Jyoti, Laura kina and Pushpika Frietas
Chicago Rooms, Chicago Cultural Center, IL USA, January 31, 2013

 

Artist Talk
Indigo:Shelly Jyoti & Laura kina
Art Institute of Chicago, Students with Prof Nora Taylor, Chicago Cultural Center
February 11, 2013

 

Artist Talk
Art Institute of Chicago, Textile Society
Chicago Cultural Center, IL, USA
February 20, 2013

 

2012

Paper presentation
The Spendid Textiles of India: Trade| Cotton| Cloth
Forum on Contemporary Theory ,XV International Conference
Theme: Media and Utopia: Imagination, History, Technology Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

 

Artist lecture & workshop
Beyond Mithila: Past & Present
DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA

 

Artist talk
Transnational Artistic Collaboration: Shelly Jyoti and Laura Kina
Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Invited by Beate Minkovski, Director.

2009

Artist lecture
The Politics of Indigo: Revisiting India’s Torrid Colonial Past
Center 
for Contemporary Theory and General Semantics, Baroda, Gujarat, India

2008

Artist lecture
Beyond Mithila Past & Present
University of Illinois, Chicago IL, USA

2006
Workshop
Madhubani Traditional Art Form

Artist lecture Fashion Designing as 
a Career Opportunity,
Vidya Vihar School, Baroda, Gujarat, India

2005
Workshop
Apparel Designing: Methods & Trends
Dept. of Home Science, M.S. University, Baroda, Gujarat, India

2004

Invited speaker
Experience Sharing as a Women Artist and a Designer
Seminar on 
Women Force and Source Baroda Management Association, Baroda, Gujarat, India

2003

Artists talk and workshop
Workshop Madhubani Traditional Art Form
Stanley Clarkes School,
 South Bend, Indiana, USA

2002


Paper presentation
Technology and Computation Accelerating the Speed and Growth In the Garment Industry
Forum for Contemporary Theory, Baroda, Gujarat, India

1996

Course co-ordinator

Designing Kids Wear from Concept to Consumer
Six week design program conducted for domestic market
National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, India