Category Archives: cataloguing

Indira: A life of Courage

Client: Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust, New Delhi November 2016 – ONGOING Indira-A life of Courage, an exhibition to commemorate the birth centenary of Shrimati Indira Gandhi was inaugurated by Shrimati Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson, Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust, New Delhi, on the 21st November 2016. The exhibition opened at the historic Swaraj Bhawan, Allahabad, where Indira Gandhi […]

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Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Udaipur

A pioneering cultural institution of Udaipur, the Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal preserves and celebrates the folk traditions of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Established in 1952, the institution’s mandate is to propagate folk dances, literature and other arts.

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Juna Mahal Palace & Fort Complex, Dungarpur, Rajasthan

The construction of the Juna Mahal Palace was done under Rawal Veer Singh Deo and the palace later replaced the capital of the Dungarpur State. The palace also represents the artistic design, architectural planning and construction techniques of Rajput forts.

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Lalbhai Collection, Ahmedabad

The Sanjay & Jayashree Lalbhai Collection is a private collection of historic artifacts. Eka has documented and catalogued this collection of miniature paintings, sculptures and modern and contemporary Indian art.

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Amrapali Jewels, 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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Art of Heritage Collection

Client: Art of Heritage group, Riyadh December 2010 – ongoing The Art of Heritage Group (AHG) previously The Heritage Center (a division of Al Nahda Charity) holds a vast collection of traditional textiles, carpets, jewelry, artifacts, doors and other material objects important to the culture, tradition, heritage and history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. […]

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The Royal Guard Gallery

At Jaigarh Fort Complex, Jaipur, India

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Weavers Studio Textile Study Centre

Weavers Studio has a design repertoire of more than 20,000 wooden blocks, 1000 textile reference books, 500 old and rare textiles from India and abroad as well as contemporary world textiles from Japan, Africa and Indonesia.

We have been asked to lend our cataloguing expertise to organise the textile collections, and further develop it into a truly representative sample of the textile arts of the subcontinent.

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Jagatdhatrimata Trust, Udai Bilas Palace Collection, Dungarpur

Opening of ‘The Ajaibghar’ Maharani Manhar Kumari Museum, Dungarpur, Rajasthan

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Preview of the Nemai Ghosh Archives

Collage of Nemai Ghosh Photographs at India Art Summit 2009The preview was held at the Delhi Art Gallery Pavilion at the 2nd India Arts Summit, 2009. Eka selected the images for display and was also responsible for concepts, curation, exhibition design and display, relevant research, and textual references.

19th – 22nd August 2009 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India

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Deen Dayal Studio Archive at IGNCA

Eka assessed the materials of this extensive archive which comprises of glass plates negatives, original studio registers from Bombay and Hyderabad, etc. This has culminated with an exhibition at the IGNCA on Raja Deen Dayal and his Studio archive.

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Nemai Ghosh Archive

The Nemai Ghosh Archive contains the photographer Nemai Ghosh’s life work in about 90,000 photographic negatives. Eka has just finished cataloguing the entire archive!

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City Palace Museum, Udaipur

Eka is the Museum Consultant to,The City Palace Complex Udaipur, the oldest and most prestigious Rajput palace complex in India. We are advising on every aspect of its re-presentation – i.e. display, archiving, storage, planning, publication, outreach, gallery improvements and recruitment.

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