Papering Dreams (2003)

Sanjeev Kumar Chouhan knows the artof amusing children and even adults with his colourful paper toys infascinating shapes and sizes. 


Mouse, Tortoise, giraffe, squirrel, butterfly.... they areall together in 29-year-old Sanjeev Kumar Chouhan's unassuming box.Sanjeev possesses an inborn talent for giving beautiful shapes to paper."My mother wanted me to study, but it was only craft that I could pickup,"Sanjeev says. From the early age of 11, he had great fascination forpaper toys, and he chose to make his hobby a livelihood.

Besidespaper toys he has also been making innovative and informative paper andcard games and lovely flowers. He prices his products between Rs.5/-and 400/-. His creativity helps him earn a neat packet every monthbringing a smile to children's faces without burning a hole in theirparents' pocket. Sanjeev has conducted successful exhibitons at PragatiMaidan and Dilli Haat. His paper toys can be folded easily and arehandy. Besides, they hold great fascination for the kids.

Hehas also been teaching a large number of teachers and students at theCentre for Cultural Resources and Training. He has made a number ofgames for children at the National Bal Bhavan, Whose magazine AkkadBakkad has featured his paper games.

Sofar Sanjeev has made about 100 paper toys and is eagerly lookingforward to crafting a few animals on the verge of extinction. He plansto put his paper models in glass boxes, which could add value to hiscraft, Some of them are stationary, others move their neck and tail tothe great amusement of kids. 


Interns

  1. Ananya Tiwari
    School/College : LSR, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 14-03-2017 to 25-04-2017
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  2. Yastika Sahrawat
    School/College : Hansraj College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 06-02-2017 to 18-03-2017
    Research Project : Zoroastrianism in DelhiWeekl Read more

  3. Excellent Hansda
    School/College : IIT Roorkee
    Duration of the Project : 02-12-2016 to 13-01-2017
    Research Project : Gardens of Read more

  4. Ashwarya Samkaria
    School/College : Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 03-10-2016 to 13-01-2017
    Research Project : Odissi in DelhiRead more

  5. Tarini Singh
    School/College : Hansraj College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 22-08-2016 to 02-10-2016
    Research Project : Vasant Kunj Read more

  6. Sachi Shukla
    School/College : National Institute of Fashion Technology
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 17-07-2016
    Research Project : Motifs Read more

  7. Gargi Chanda
    School/College : National Institute of Fashion Technology
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 17-07-2016
    Research Project : Maati: Pott Read more

  8. Aakansha Malia
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 03-07-2016
    Research Project : Excava Read more

  9. Manisha Chaudhary
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 03-07-2016
    Research Project : The Li Read more

  10. Renu Deshwal
    School/College : Daulat Ram College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 25-01-2016 to 06-03-2016
    Research Project : Phoolw Read more

  11. Sakshi Singh
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 11-01-2016 to 26-02-2016
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