Category Archives: Completed Projects: 2015 – 2018

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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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 was 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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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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Nepal Architecture Archive, Kathmandu, Nepal

Client: Saraf Foundation for Himalayan Traditions and Culture April 2017 – August 2017 The Saraf Foundation for Himalayan Traditions and Culture is Mr. Arun Saraf’s vision to preserve and document Nepal’s cultural and architectural heritage within the Kathmandu Valley. Towards this goal, Mr. Saraf and his wife Namita planned and set up a documentation centre (now […]

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Maharani Manhar Kumari Museum, Ajaibgarh

Client:Jagat Dhatri Mata Trust Our role The Maharani Manhar Kumari Museum: The Ajaibghar is now open to the public at the Udai Bilas Palace after several phases of documentation and conservation of textiles, with specialists brought in by us. With support from Eka, the Rajput fortress of Juna Mahal in Dungarpur managed by the Juna […]

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Indira: A life of Courage

Client: Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust, New Delhi November 2016 – February 2018 In the fourth year now, we have worked with the Trust to strategize on managing the photographic collection. Eka completed the documentation and digitizing of the photographic collections, advising on collections management, including software and storage solutions, and strategies on collections access and […]

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Fabindia: Creation of a Company Archive

Client: FABINDIA April 2016 – May 2017 Founded by John Bissell in 1960, Fabindia has established itself as a leading enterprise in the creation of products using traditional Indian crafts and techniques. The company has played a significant role in the revival of traditional Indian crafts and textiles, which needs to be documented for posterity. Eka […]

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Kasturbha Lalbhai Museum, Ahmedabad

Client: Sanjay & Jayshree Lalbhai The Sanjay & Jayashree Lalbhai Collection is a private collection of historic artifacts. Eka has completed the documentation and cataloguing of this collection of miniature paintings, sculptures and modern and contemporary Indian art. We curated the inaugural show, which was a part of the opening of a museum facility within […]

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Pooja Singhal, PICHVAI TRADITION & BEYOND, Collateral @ Kochi Muziris Biennale 2016

Client: POOJA SINGHAL A Pichvai is a luxuriously detailed hand painted textile traditionally hung behind the idol of Shrinathji, an incarnation of Lord Krishna. Over the last century, painted textiles that left the shrine have taken on a new role as wall art and are much sought after by the cognoscenti for their effervescent aesthetics […]

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Dave Collection, Atmanya Resort, Kumaon

Client: UTTAM & SHALINI DAVE October 2016 – August 2017 Shalini & Uttam Dave are private collectors of ephemera and print material culture related to the Kumaon hills and other parts of Uttarakhand. Their collection includes late 19th and early 20th century photographs, postcards, etchings, books, maps, posters etc. Eka was invited by the Dave’s to […]

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Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Coimbatore

Client: Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Coimbatore Swami Dayananda Saraswati was a distinguished teacher of Advaita Vedanta and founder of the Arsha Vidya Gurukulam. Born in 1930, in Manjakudi, a small village in Tamil Nadu as Natarajan, he was consecrated by Swami Chinmayanandji as Swami Dayananda Saraswati in 1962. Later he became the Acharya of the Chinmaya […]

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Satish Gujral: A Brush with Life

Client: The Gujral Foundation, New Delhi January 20th – 21st February 2016 Marking Satish Gujral’s 90th birthday this year, the exhibition paid homage to one of India’s most celebrated artists, and provided a rare opportunity for a closer look at the breadth of Gujral’s work, as well as a deeper understanding of the man behind […]

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Delhi Art Gallery / DAG Modern

The Nemai Ghosh Photography archive, is a staggering compendium of more than a lakh and fifty thousand images, shot in analogue by the iconic photographer-artist, Nemai Ghosh. It holds rare and compelling images related to Satyajit Ray and other directors/personalities, theatre and performance shots, documentation of tribes from Bastar, Gujarat and Arunachal Pradesh.

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Amrapali Museum, Jaipur

Amrapali Jewels was founded in 1978 by Mr. Rajiv Arora and Mr. Rajesh Ajmera. The brand encapsulates the vibrant culture and rich heritage of India. With the goal of reviving and re introducing India’s traditional jewellery on a global scale, the founders began their journey in the most remote and rural parts of India.

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Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, Jaipur

The Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum is located within the City Palace complex, Jaipur and houses a diverse collection of paintings, photographs, artefacts, and arms and armour. The museum is consulting Eka to advice on the photography section of the collection.

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