November 12, 2017

On the 6th of November, the new training workshop started!

During this second workshop, several specialists will be leading the project. In November, Anthony Pontabry will be head of the team. It is the second time the workshop has been led by one of our specialists of...

November 8, 2017

Nous saluons notre président Jean Pouvelle, à l'origine de cette traduction.

Les villes peintes du Shekhawati. Cet ouvrage est le companion indispensable aux futurs visiteurs du Rajasthan, offrant des informations précieuses sur l'Histoire, l'architecture et l'art pictu...

September 14, 2017

MARIELLE SABATIER, OUR NEW FRENCH INTERN

My name is Marielle, I come from France, and after two years of preparatory class in Lille, I completed this year my Bachelor's Degree in History of Art at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. I decided to take a gap year because I really...

August 21, 2017

Shekhawati’s havelis were the result of a unique combination of material availability and the skilled labor needed to execute construction. As the landscape of Shekhawati, with its hills, made transporting materials difficult, material use centered, for the most part,...

June 15, 2017

1. Can you introduce yourself and tell us your connection with the Shekhawati region?

Hi, I am Mitul Sharma. My grandparents live in Shekhawati and so I have visited this place often. I study architecture in Delhi. I did an internship at the Le Prince haveli to help mak...

June 6, 2017

- VOIR PLUS BAS POUR L'ENTRETIEN EN FRANÇAIS -

1. Can you introduce yourself and tell us your connection with the Shekhawati region?

Hi, my name is Anu Khandal and I am currently an M.A. candidate at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. My family is origin...

May 21, 2017

INTERVIEW

JEAN POUVELLE, PRESIDENT OF THE SHEKHAWATI PROJECT

How did you come to be interested in the Shekhawati region ?

Ever since my first trip to India in 1980, my fascination with the country has never waned. My wife and I had already travelled extensively on the sub...

May 18, 2017

- VOIR PLUS BAS POUR L'ENTRETIEN EN FRANÇAIS - 

1. Tell me about your experience as a restorer…

Growing up in Italy, where I’m from, l developed a sensibility for art history and its cultural heritage. After spending many years in Florence and in Rome, I decided to go in...

May 14, 2017

- VOIR PLUS BAS POUR L'ENTRETIEN EN FRANÇAIS - 

1. Tell me about your experience as a restorer...


I am a Franco-American expert in the conservation and restoration of fine arts, with a Museology Degree from the Ecole du Louvre and a Master's Degree in the Conservat...

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...

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CÉCILE CHARPENTIER

PORTEUSE DE PROJET

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