Shankar Barua has for many years been networking e-Creative Practitioners globally with The IDEA [Indian Documentary of Electronic Arts], The AeA [Academy of Electronic Arts] and CeC & CaC [Carnival of e-Creativity & Change-agents Conclave]. His own more conventional creative works, such as still-images and music, have been variously featured in exhibitions, or otherwise used in other creative entities, around the world. He has written texts for three illustrated books sold in several translations, authored innumerable newspaper and magazine articles, pursued photography through advertising, adventure-travel and ‘art’, exhibited and sold photographs, paintings and pen-&-ink works, illustrated newspaper articles, book-covers and an entire children’s book, worked fulltime in executive and editorial positions, and also launched and for some time run a corporate & institutional networking company together with his wife, Poonam. He is Managing Trustee of The Academy of Electronic Arts, Special Advisor to Public Affairs Management, The Electronic Music Foundation and EMF-Institute, and has also been a featured speaker and course-advisor to several top Indian institutes of creativity education.
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