World Design University’s largest online design and culture festival is scheduled for this weekend
The World University of Design remains the only university in India to have hosted a virtual student party during the pandemic last year, an organizational feat they are also repeating this year. The annual two-day inter-college design and culture festival hosts a myriad of competitive events that have been tailor-made to be compatible with the online mode for an exceptional, captivating experience. With cash prizes for the winners, first and second finalists, Cult 2021 is slated for Friday October 22 and Saturday October 23, 2021 and invites undergraduate and graduate students from across India to participate.
Cult 2021 was designed to awaken talented young minds and provide them with a platform to express their imaginations in the form of art, design and architecture. Besides last year’s hit categories, such as group dance competition, virtual jamming sessions, Broadway-style theater, solo dance and song competitions, instrumental music competition, genre of short film, the presentation of wall art, the exhibition of products made from recycled materials, the legend contest, etc., new categories have been added like Slim Shady where a participant has to add music and creatively to a selected dialogue and make it look like a real innovation!
The more design-oriented genres of competition are all the more impressive and summon one to pick themselves up and continue to run their imaginations. So to speak, this time around the festival is looking for ready-made designs that are designed to make the life of an ordinary man even easier in the BIO BEAM segment where students will have to run their minds imaginations. to create a masterpiece inspired by nature – air, water, earth. Through the World Building Competition, participants will be expected to showcase their core 3D modeling skills and the most powerful aspect of art and design in how they heal sore minds will be assessed through concept art in which participants will develop any concept that can be easily communicated to the public. in a two minute video. The medium of communicating the concept can be any form of art like body art, photography, performance art, a short film or creating your own little corner of your home etc.
As WUD participates in the annual student festival, its ecstatic Vice Chancellor Dr Sanjay Gupta says, “Thanks to last year’s overwhelming response to the virtual version of The Cult, we are able to organize another episode this year. A lot of thought on design and innovation went into the redesign of the event enriched with details, improvisations and many additions. We trust the vine effect and since the festival has become very popular among students nationwide, we expect 2 times college students outside of WUD to participate! Our deans and professors mentored the students throughout the process, resulting in this large group of highly motivated and enthusiastic young participants. “
As a young university, the World University of Design’s mission is to provide world-class experiential learning to its students. The institute believes in appointing the best and most experienced faculty members, it provides platforms for students to hone their skills and prepare for a better future and also opens up horizons for them to assess their potential and see to how ready they are for the world of practical design. .
Through Cult 2021, it not only seeks to provide opportunities for students across India to be seen, but also to learn from each other. Interested students can easily register on the WUD website via https://worlduniversityofdesign.ac.in/cult-2021/