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CONCEPT

Sensistan provides immersive and interactive experiences that expand people’s senses through combining technology and interactive art. Installations, performances and services provide a multi-sensory playground for adults and children.

This phantasmagorical space in Goa, designed by enthralling artists, architects, engineers and visionaries from India and the world, invites visitors to explore, while entertaining all 6 senses.

Complemented with DIY prototyping workshops, labs & talks (STEAM), a niche product fair, events & immersive performances and food-tech inspired gastronomy.

Sensistan uniquely combines proven, inspiring concepts

Sensistan takes inspiration from many tech.art pioneers, cultural spaces and social engagements. We combine aspects of proven concepts and adapt to India to create a unique experience. 


 

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Mission

Our mission is to provide a unique space for inspiration and learning to meet the demand for tech- and experience-based entertainment in India.

Our vision is to mainstream tech-art, to expand typical entertainment in India, and to be a catalyst for inspiring talent and to develop this nascent industry.

Our philosophy and values are to be inclusive and accessible for all while being  sustainable and strengthening a circle economy.

Tech.art is fun. Tech.art can be more than that. It can open our perspectives, facilitate to engage with others, provide stress relief. Sensistan is designed to create impact for individuals and its ecosystem through social impact in India

Foundation

Foundation provides unique learning to children and students and supports intercultural and artistic exchange.

The income from Admissions to Sensistan support creative learning for under-privileged youth in Goa and artistic exchange between International and Indian artists through residencies and workshops.
 

Shammi Raj Balla

After 14 years of international experience in India, USA and Colombia in implementing small and large scale transformation programs, designing and driving organizational strategy, client relationship management, key account planning, process reengineering and change management, value chain optimization and lean management in finance and technology  sectors across industries from start-ups to global firms, Shammi kick-started his side career as projection mapper and co-founded first an NGO and second  the social enterprise Sensistan.

Stephanie Ludwig

After 12 years of international experience in advising, designing and implementing large-scale humanitarian development projects and policies for the UN and Germany as well as working in the private sector and academia on tech innovations, Steph now creates social impact through setting-up  the unique tech.art social enterprise Sensistan.

Lavanya Manem

After starting her own business in 2008 she followed her passion and moved on the education sector as a qualified primary school teacher working over 8 years with children from 3 to 12 years in a creative, resourceful manner with a proven ability to enhance students' performance and personal development. Lavanya now combines her experiences, co-founded Sensistan and works in the role of HR manager. She is also in charge of overseeing the social education programmes for children at Sensistan. 

founders

partners

Content Creation

Sensistan works with India's top-notch digital content providers in the tech-art sector and facilitates exciting collaboration opportunities.

ThoughtSeed

PiFi

Senseplay.me

Vibrasonics

Arts & Curation

Sensistan collaborates with technology and art museums and institutes and brings their art pieces to the Indian people.

HEK

Khoj

Universities

Sensistan invites selected students to join the Sensistan Residency Programme and to collaborate on a variety of technology and art projects.

BITS

AMU

Corporate
Sponsorship

Sensistan uses and showcases latest hard- and software in a creative setting to the Indian visitors.

LightForm

MayaLab : enk

Bare Conductive

Operations and Communications

Support

Sensistan collaborates with various partners, at times at reduced prices.

FirstHandHolding

Thinkering

Golden Ratio

Locus Cards

As a creative platform, we are open to all kinds of collaboration types.
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Community

 Roberto

[Phnom Penh]| Teaser video

 Shiwangi

[Mumbai]| Social media

Pim

[Hanoi]| Website hosting

 MANISHA

[Mumbai]| Cordination

Girishan

[Chennai]| Accounting and finance

Wilbur

[Goa]| Procurement and furniture

Tom

[Bratislava]| Creative support

Martin

[Goa]| Sound management

 Stefania

[Sicily]| Photography

Patricio

[Argentina]| Outreach

Rich

[Newcastle]| Furniture

Mathilde

[Paris]| Social media

Christina

[Munich] | Business process design

 Kundan

[Delhi]| Company Incorporation  

 Anil

[Kerala]| Advertising |

Federica

[Puglia]| Event Organization

Jaavali

[Goa]| Creative  support

Anirudh 

 [Phnom Penh]| Legal advice

 Reetika

[DC] | Artist outreach US East Coast

Pauline

[Kuala Lumpur]| Creative support

 Vishnu

[Orissa]| Video and Drone content

Rahul 

[Mumbai]| Website design |

Julia

[SF]| Artist outreach US West Coast

Greg

[Goa]| networks

Akshay

[Mumbai]| Set-up

Waseem 

[Berlin]| Artist outreach Europe

PRIYANKA

[Mumbai]| VR Tech Support

Shani and Daniel

[Tel Aviv]| Intro video

Sanjeev and Sweta

[Goa]| Set-up support