Category Archives: Projects

Bastion Bungalow Museum, Fort Kochi, Kerala

CLIENT: Department of Archaeology, Government of Kerala July 2018 – Ongoing Bastion Bungalow, situated inside Fort Kochi, is one of the oldest Dutch heritage sites in India. Built by the Dutch in 1663, it was built as a part of Fort Immanuel, but later on though the Fort was destroyed by the British, the Bungalow […]

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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

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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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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The Art of Heritage Group, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Client: The Al Nahda Charity, KSA The Art of Heritage Group (AHG) holds one of the largest collections of clothing and textiles from KSA in Riyadh. The AHG, previously The Heritage Centre houses a vast collection of traditional textiles, garments, carpets, jewellery, artefacts, doors and other material objects important to the culture, tradition, heritage and […]

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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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