May 5, 2017

Arayish (or shimla in the Marwari language) is the base for fresco painting. Arayish is covering all the walls of Shekhawati's havelis. Its is smooth, shiny and soft. Arayish is a mixture of marble and shell powders, lime, buttermilk (chhachh), sugar and curd; a delica...

May 3, 2017

The 1st Phase of The Shekhawati Project just ended a couple of days ago : the restorers and the students left the city of Fatehpur, as well as the scaffolding that were standing against the walls these last 3 months. The haveli looks empty… But we all are ful...

March 22, 2017

Before celebrating Holi, The Shekhawati Project team went to the opening ceremony of this most famous Indian festival. After a fast ride in rickshaws, we arrived at a sandy place where there was a big top with shiny garlands, lights and multiple colours. Musicians wear...

March 13, 2017

Harpreet Tanday was born in Punjab but at the age of 11 she left India and moved to Italy. She grew up there and did her Bachelor's Degree at the Art Academy di Belle Arti G.B Cignaroli in Verona. She is currently studying for a Master's Degree in Conservation/Restorat...

March 2, 2017

Léa Krief from France

So tell me about yourself Léa…

I am 23 years old, I come from Marseille and I am a 4th year student at the Institut National du Patrimoine in Paris (France), specializing in Paintings. I chose the field of restoration because I needed to study...

February 24, 2017

So Tony, tell me about your experience as a restorer… 

I am a Franco-Italian expert in material conservation techniques, a Conservation and Restoration specialist of fresco paintings and graduate of the Istituto Centrale per il Restauro of Rome. I first worked in I...

February 10, 2017

On Thursday February 9th, Le Prince Haveli celebrated the beginning of the Shekhawati Project with a cocktail and an evening buffet. The night started with a press conference given by Cécile Charpentier, Project Manager, Jean Pouvelle, Historian specialized in the Shek...

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