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CHIAROSCURO 18 | Event Date: Thursday, 4th, October 2018



The Annual symposium, Chiaroscuro ’18, on a theme ‘Digital Interventions in Cinematic Architecture’ was conducted by the School of Architecture, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science on the 4th of October 2018 (Thursday). Mr. S. Ravi Varman, a member of the prestigious Indian Society Cinematographers (ICS) and a versatile in the field of movie making was the Chief Guest. Ar. Sam Thomas, CEO and (UX) Director for Neo-interaction Designs, Bangalore was the Guest of Honour.

Dr. Sheeba Chander, Head, Arch, HITS extended a warm welcome to all participants and highlighted the prominence of the role of architecture in cinema. Mr. N. Praveen Subramanian’s introduction about the Symposium’s theme and Ms. Rajalaxmi’s introduction of the Chief Guest followed the welcome address. The symposium’s souvenir Azione, was released by the Chief Guest and he shared his experiences in the field of cinematography and the role that architecture play in Cinema. The Guest of Honour, Ar. Sam Thomas elaborated the multiple sectors that budding architects can excel and explore. In conclusion of the session, a memento was presented to the Chief Guest on behalf of the students and faculty of the department.