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Rezwan Razack Museum of Indian Paper Money, Bengaluru

CLIENT: Mr. Rezwan Razack September 2017 – Ongoing Mr. Rezwan Razack, the world’s leading collector of Indian Paper Money will showcase his extraordinary collection in his private museum opening in 2018. He has spent the past 45 years putting together a collection of Indian currency notes and documenting the rich history of paper currency in […]

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JNAF-Training Programme- Documentation and Procedures

CLIENT: Jehangir Nicholson Art Foundation, Mumbai June – September 2017 Eka undertook a training programme for the JNAF curatorial team on collection documentation (written and visual) its principles and procedures, collection care, handling artworks, and briefed them upon collection management software’s. The training included both theory and practical assignments related to the artworks in their […]

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Private Museum, Goa

Client: Private March 2018 – Ongoing Eka Archiving Services is engaged in an advisory role in the planning of a private museum which will combine the opportunity to experience a historic home and view narratives from the rich and long history of Goa, in the sylvan setting of a traditional village.

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Piramal Art Foundation

The Piramal Art Foundation was founded in 2014 by the Piramal family. The aim of this foundation is to preserve the artistic heritage of modern & contemporary Indian art. The foundation undertakes the collection, preservation and documentation of artworks for public display as well as for research and education. (Source: Piramal Art Foundation website)

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Tata Trusts, Mumbai

The Tata Trusts is amongst India’s oldest, non-sectarian philanthropic organizations. The Trusts own two-third of the stock holding of Tata Sons, the apex company of the Tata group of companies. The wealth that accrues from this asset supports an assortment of causes, institutions and individuals in a wide variety of areas. In this manner, the […]

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Piramal Art Foundation

Client: Piramal Art Foundation March 2018 – Ongoing The Piramal Art Foundation was founded in 2014 by the Piramal family. The aim of this foundation is to preserve the artistic heritage of modern & contemporary Indian art. The foundation undertakes the collection, preservation and documentation of artworks for public display as well as for research […]

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Tata Trusts, Mumbai

CLIENT: Tata Trusts, Mumbai September 2017 – February 2018 Eka partnered with the Tata Trusts in creating an archive and organized the metadata in a manner that is easily accessible and beneficial to both the Trust and the end users of the archive. To read more, go to http://www.tatatrusts.org/

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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 – February 2018 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 […]

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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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