Category Archives: Projects

Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi

Jan-April 2021 ‘Outliers, Rebels, Disruptors; Delhi Silpi Chakra-70 years on’ opened on 10th April 2021 at the newly revamped Dhoomimal gallery, New Delhi. The Delhi Silpi Chakra an important pillar of India’s modern art movement was practically birthed at the Dhoomimal premises. From National Art Treasures to pioneers of India’s Modern Art Movement, the show […]

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Tarun Tahiliani Archives

CLIENT: TARUN TAHILIANI, NEW DELHI NOVEMBER 2020 – Ongoing Tarun Tahiliani Design Studio, founded in 1995, is renowned for blending modern sartorial sensibilities with the intricacies of traditional Indian techniques. The elaborately detailed and structured drapes are created through a distinctive combination of historical opulence and contemporary elegance, rooted in the history of fine crafts […]

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The Satish Gujral Archive

CLIENT: The Gujral Foundation, New Delhi September 2020 – Ongoing In 2016, on the eve of his 90th birthday, Eka curated an exhibition celebrating one of India’s greatest living artists, Satish Gujral. The month-long exhibition (21st Jan to 20th Feb 2016) showcased some of the artist’s major works – spanning a period from the 1950s […]

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DAG

CLIENT: DAG, New Delhi 2009 – 2020 Eka has been in engagement with DAG since 2009 when DAG invited Eka to document the Nemai Ghosh archive to make it more accessible for research and to open up for discussion its manifold facets. In 2013, the first exhibition from this collection was held. Titled ‘Nemai Ghosh: […]

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Creation of West Bokaro Collieries Archives

CLIENT: Tata Steel Limited June 2019 – March 2020 Eka created an archive to ‘map social investment initiatives’ at Tata Steel, West Bokaro. The end report and other archival paper is now housed at the Tata Steel Archives, Jamshedpur. Tata Steel employs around 80,500 people around the world and its largest plant is in Jamshedpur, […]

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Rezwan Razack’s Museum of Indian Paper Currency, Bengaluru

CLIENT: Mr. Rezwan Razack Location: Prestige Falcon Towers, 19, Brunton Road, Bangalore 560025 SOUTH INDIA’S FIRST CURRENCY MUSEUM Mr. Rezwan Razack, the world’s leading collector of Indian Paper Money unveiled his extraordinary collection in his private museum on 15 February 2020. Inaugurated by the former RBI Governor, Dr. C. Rangarajan this museum is his legacy […]

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Weftscapes, Serendipity Arts Festival

CLIENT: Serendipity Arts Foundation December 15 – 22 Pramod Kumar KG curated a unique exhibition this year for Serendipity Arts Festival in Goa. Showcased in the historic Adil Shah Palace, Weftscapes, examined a fresh approach to the creation and making of Jamdani fabrics, both in its weaving, choice of raw materials, colour, patterns, designs and […]

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The Hidden Kaleidoscope, Riyadh

CLIENT: Art of Heritage, Riyadh, KSA At the Cultural Palace, Al Kindi Plaza, Riyadh, KSA (4th – 6th November 2019) Bridal Ensembles from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia This exhibition of traditional wedding textiles were select examples drawn from the extensive archives of the Art of Heritage Collection, Riyadh. The show was a combination of […]

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Art Laws of India: Deconstructing the Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972

CLIENT: Piramal Museum of Art, Mumbai 9th & 10th August, 2019 The Piramal Museum of Art organised a two-day conference on ‘Art Laws of India: Deconstructing the Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972’, in Mumbai on 9th and 10th August 2019. Curated by Pramod Kumar KG, co-founder of Eka Archiving Services Pvt. Ltd., this Conference […]

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The Maharaja Myth; Portraiture & Photography in India

The Maharaja Myth; Portraiture & Photography in India 30 October 2019, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm The worldwide obsession with the Maharajas, of their fabulous wealth and their starring role in the ‘exotic-orient’ continues to this day with photography’s central role in perpetuating this myth being seldom acknowledged or understood. This illustrated talk shall look […]

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PRA – KASHI: Silk, Gold & Silver from the City of Light

CLIENT: Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi At the National Museum, New Delhi, 10th September – 8th October 2019 “Pra – Kashi: Silk, Gold & Silver from the City of Light” was an exhibition of textiles showcasing the finest traditions of contemporary weaving at the National Museum, New Delhi. These textiles have been hand-woven on traditional […]

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All India Museum Summit

All India Museum Summit Date: 22nd -24th July 2019 Location: Indian International Center, New Delhi The All India Museum Summit 2019, organised by the American Institute of Indian Studies under the auspices of the Embassy of the United States of America New Delhi, was held from 22nd -24th July at the Indian International Center, New […]

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Savita N. Mehta Library & Museum, Porbander, Gujarat

CLIENT: Arya Kanya Vidyalaya Trust, Porbandar, Gujarat June 2019 – Ongoing Eka will work towards building a museum and library dedicated to Savitaben N. Mehta, Founder of Arya Kanya Gurukul. Savitaben, known lovingly to all as Didiji was a celebrated and decorated danseuse, scholar and culture patron. Her legacy of lovingly collected books and knowledge […]

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Hidden Treasures: Jewelry from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The exhibition based on the AOH collection was a first-time nuanced examination of Arab jewelry traditions that were forged and created in its heartland. The design evolution of material culture, particularly jewelry in the region showed influences from several sources across the world. These range from Egypt and the Horn of Africa in the west […]

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Kiran Nadar Museum of Art

CLIENT: Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi February 2019 – Ongoing Established by the prolific art collector Kiran Nadar, the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA) is India’s first private museum of art exhibiting modern and contemporary works from India and the sub-continent. The KNMA as a non-commercial, not-for-profit organization intends to exemplify the […]

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SPLENDOUR OF SILVER

This publication, authored by Eka’s Director Deepthi Sasidharan and Mrinalini Venkateswaran, is an informative accompaniment to the Silver Gallery ,inaugurated in May 2013 at Amar Mahal, Zenana Mahal, The City Palace Museum, Udaipur. With a foreword written by Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur and published by Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation, this catalog presents […]

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TREASURES OF THE DECCAN
JEWELS OF THE NIZAM

Authors Usha R Balakrishnan and Deepthi Sasidharan offer a glimpse into the opulent court of the Nizams of Hyderabad in the first part of a two volume work “Treasures of the Deccan: Jewels of the Nizams “. Published by Graf Media in 2018, this seminal book explores one of the most exquisite collection of jewels […]

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MAHARANIS
WOMEN OF ROYAL INDIA

This unique book, edited by Abhishek Poddar & Nathaniel Gaskell, presents a rare collection of portraits of royal women in India from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century. Pramod Kumar KG’s contribution in this book provides a historical perspective of royal portraits in India. Published in 2015 by Mapin Publishing, this book was produced in […]

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