Siddhartha Das has worked on cultural projects across the world for over 20 years. He has both conceived and implemented them across various disciplines of- design, architecture, art and crafts.
He is an Asia Society, Charles Wallace and Nehru Trust Fellow and also has received various international fellowships for study tours. Siddhartha was awarded the British Council’s International Young Design Entrepreneur in 2009.
Das is an alumni of Rishi Valley School, Hindu College, Delhi University and thereafter of the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, specializing in exhibition design.
In 2002, he founded the multi-disciplinary Siddhartha Das Studio that works on responsible design and cultural spaces across the world. Das has designed various books, scenography for plays and credit titles in films. He has worked with over 2,500 craftspeople in 15 states of India. Das has extensively worked in Europe and other parts of the world. He has been part of art residencies in Canada and Japan.
He is the Vice-Chairman of the JD Centre of Art and has organised its Film Festivals on Art and Artists, among other art activities.
A featured speaker in India and around the world, he is a visiting faculty at various institutions including Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) and National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad; Central Saint Martins, London and Willem de Kooning Academie (WdKA), Rotterdam. He has been a contributor to the Arts Illustrated magazine for three years until recently.