Sutra, a non profit society concerned with the preservation of our textile heritage, was formed in Kolkata in 2002, with the objective of raising awareness of our textile heritage, through seminars, exhibitions, workshops, publications and other means, to pave the way for further research, documentation, conservation and development of our textile traditions in order to reach and impact the grassroots level. For further details, please visit the website.
Eka curated two exhibitions for Sutra: ‘Vriksha’ and ‘Vastra’. ‘Vriksha’ was an exhibition of botanical drawings from the collection of the Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. ‘Vastra’ was an exhibition on traditional Bengal textiles from the 17th century to contemporary times. Eka was responsible for selection of works, concepts, curation, exhibition design and display, relevant research, and textual references.