Trishla Talera is a Director of TIFA Working Studios, a platform dedicated to exploring alternate avenues of art education in India. A fiber artist from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) she focuses on introducing mentorship programs for young artists and designers. She has worked with sustainable textiles and processes using hand loom, and interacted extensively with weavers’ communities. She has also studied organic agroecology at Bija University, Navdanya. Trishla has travelled extensively to develop collaborations with institutions from around the world and is a part of ongoing dialogues about new educational formats and experiments. She is currently a fellow at Art Think South Asia (ATSA) hosted by Khoj Association, British Council and Goethe Institute.
Roshan Talera is a Director of TIFA Working Studios. Roshan is a businessman educated in entrepreneurship at Babson College. He has taken numerous courses in art and his interest lies in public and street art and their unique ways of stimulating public imagination. He facilitates exposure to contemporary art for the youth through regular presentations at schools and colleges across Pune. He has been the chair of the organization Young Indians Pune by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). Roshan also works to develop networks in the broader Asian region with Government and non-Governmental actors to build lasting artistic and cultural exchange.
Tanmayee Ambekar, Programmes Leader