Research & Publications

Book Cover of Hindi Poetry Book "Parag Aur Pankhudiyan" by Seema Kumar

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* Literary and Art Publications

§ Book Parag aur Pankhudiyaan, a collection of Hindi poems, published by HindYugm Publication, New Delhi, India, 2015. E-book version (ISBN: 9789384419165) released on Google Play Store in September 2016.

§ Hindi Poems published in a book titled “Sambhavana Dot Com”, a collection of Hindi poems, published by Hind Yugm, New Delhi, India, 2010.

§ 9 Hindi poems published in ‘Kritya’, an international journal of poetry publishing contemporary Indian & world poetry, in February 2007 (

§ Photography done of 'Haveli' restaurant published in “India Today Travel PLUS” in their SPECIAL 11TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE JAN 2007.

§ Painting published on cover of the book ‘Blog Pahila’ by Saleel Wagh, published by Time & Space Communications, April 2006.

§ Editor of 1st Hindi magazine ‘Ankur’ at school (1992-’93) and sub editor of English magazine.

* Research Publication

§ Research paper titled “Colour and Clothing for Patients and Well-Being" presented in ‘Reflections 2014’, International Conference on Fashion, Retail and Management (ICFRM) organised by National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Hyderabad, from 9th to 11th January 2014 at Hyderabad. Paper published in Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-81-7800-297-2.

§ Research paper titled “Significanceof Digital Platform in Apparel Product Development for Exports” published in JM INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT RESEARCH, Vol.- 2 ISSUE - 6, NOVEMBER, 2012. Pg. No. 407-424, ISSN: 2229-4562.

§ Ph.D. (Pursuing) - Minor topic of research “Clothing for Chronically Ill Cancer Patients” (submitted and approved).

§ Ph.D. (Pursuing) – Major topic of research “The Impact of Digital Medium on Creative Expression of RTW Fashion and Apparel Designers”(submitted).

* Films

§ Costume Designer and Fashion Stylist for the film ‘With Love, Delhi!’, a feature film produced by RedMat Reves Films Pvt. Ltd., released on 16th December 2011.

§ Advisor for the Documentary film ‘A Few Days More’, by Reelism Films, a documentary that explores the universe of Cancer Treatment, probing lesser known alternative treatments and devising meaningful ways to deal with life limiting diseases like Cancer. The film got nominated for screening in Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival to be held on 30th April 2013 at Noida.

* Workshops and Seminars Conducted

o Presented on topic “Colour and Health” as Associate Professor, NIFT, Chennai, during a seminar on 12th March 2015 at India International Handwoven Fair, organized by Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC) at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India: 11-13 March, 2015

Conducted the following workshops and seminar at Apparel House, Gurgaon:

o “Export Merchandising LIVE: ASeminar on Flat World Fashion Merchandising” conducted by Institute of Apparel Management in association with Triburg at Apparel House, Gurgaon. Was the organizer and one of the speakers in the Seminar: 8th Jan 2010.

o 009- Technical Sketches and Techpack Development for Apparel (as Anchor Faculty): 24-26 June 2009

o 002- Fashion Figure Drawing andFashion Illustration (as Co-faculty) : 15-17 April, 2009