A ceremony to mark the successful completion of the year-long program and its various activities was held at IVS on 28th September 2022. Research based Design projects produced during the Khoj Design Research residency were also exhibited in the IVS Gallery on the 28th and 29th September 2022. The ceremony also included the award of certificates to the participants of the 3 key activities Uraan – Curriculum Development Trainings, Justuju – Faculty Development Program and Khoj – Design Research Residency.
The ceremony was attended by the representatives of US Mission to Pakistan, USEFP, representatives of the partner institutes and participants of the key programs from SABS University of Art, Design and Heritages (SABSU), Karachi School of Art (KSA) and Arts Council Institute of Arts and Crafts (ACIAC).
Dr. Faiza Mushtaq Dean and Executive Director of IVS presented the welcome note followed by Shahram Niazi, representative of USEFP and Anastasia Kolivas representative of the U.S. Consulate General. Tazeen Hussain the principal initiator of the grant gave an overview of the Grants activities.