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Tata Trusts, Mumbai

CLIENT: Tata Trusts, Mumbai September 2017 – Ongoing Eka is partnering with the Tata Trusts in creating an archive and is organizing the metadata in a manner that is easily accessible and beneficial to both the Trust and the end users of the archive.

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Ankita Chugh

Ankita has a graduate degree in History from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, as well as a Masters in History, with a specialisation in Modern Indian History, from University of Delhi and a Masters in the History and Culture of Fashion from London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London. Ankita has an […]

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Moushumi Chatterji

Moushumi brings with her more than 10 years of experience in the field of museography, heritage management and community linked cultural and natural environment based sustainable development programmes. She has worked with leading museum institutions like the National Museum (New Delhi) and Indian Army Regimental Museums, consulted with the World Bank on alternative livelihood programmes, […]

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Photo Exhibition to Mark Indira Gandhi’s Centenary Year

A photographic exhibition to commemorate the birth centenary of Indira Gandhi, where rare and unseen images from the archives of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust are going to be showcased.

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Jerrin George

Jerrin has a Master’s degree in Architectural Conservation from the University of Edinburgh. She has worked on several architectural projects, with both commercial and historic buildings, in India, Scotland and Oman. Her interest lies in the interaction between the existing historic fabric and new introductions in the urban context. She also has a keen interest […]

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Tanvi Misra

Tanvi Misra is a commercial and intellectual property lawyer currently working in the chambers of Mr. Akhil Sibal (Senior Advocate) and is a former employee of Anand and Anand. She has developed expertise in copyright laws by the regular representation of the creative industries in various fora including courts for over 7 years. She has […]

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Mind-bending Virtual Reality Exhibit Opens at Tech Museum

It’s just before dawn in a post-apocalyptic world and a dim bluish hue fills a flat landscape — your canvas in a virtual world.  

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Modern School, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi

CLIENT: MODERN SCHOOL, BARAKHAMBA ROAD JULY 2017 – ONGOING Established in 1920, The Modern School, Barakhamba Road is synonymous with quality education coupled with an Indian ethos. It is a pioneer in encouraging all-round development and growth in its wards. The founder Lala Raghubir Singh envisioned a school rooted in both traditional and modern educational […]

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We Don’t Know How to Use Our Archives

For a nation obsessed with history, the vast Indian archives that tell us about our grand patrimony are given remarkable short shrift. From palm leaf manuscripts to contemporary ephemera, the vaults, stores and shelves of our institutes are richly populated with nuggets from our past.

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Vanicka Arora

Vanicka Arora is a conservation architect by training, and has been working as an independent practitioner in the field of disaster risk management for cultural heritage since 2012. She is currently a consultant at the National Disaster Management Authority where she is working on National Disaster Management Guidelines for museums and cultural heritage sites and […]

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Enduring Splendor : Jewelry of India’s Thar Desert

Enduring Splendor: Jewelry of India’s Thar Desert provides a tantalizing window into the five-thousand-year history of jewelry making across the Indian Subcontinent.

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The Rs 100-Crore Dream

Collector, businessman, and founder of Tasveer, Abhishek Poddar’s big plans for the art world of India.

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A Calcutta Florilegia: William Roxburgh’s Flora Inclica Drawings.

“Documenting India’s plant life was sine qua non to learning about its natural habitat, and East India Company employees such as William Roxburgh were soon identifying and commissioning local artists to record India’s flora in watercolour drawings, both as part of their work and to pursue their own passion for natural history.”

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Glimpses of a Bygone Era: Beautiful Baroda

Eka takes you to Baroda for a very special journey. Our grateful thanks to Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum.

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Ahmedabad is India’s first UNESCO World Heritage City

The city that’s known for its unique heritage of urban living and multiculturalism joins the likes of Paris, Cairo, Brussels, and Rome in the UNESCO list.

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