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...

April 25, 2017

Every year on April 18th,​ ICOMOS (International Council of Monuments & Sites) celebrates the World Heritage Day, whose establishment was approved by the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983.

In 2017, the theme is “Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tour...

April 18, 2017

From left to right: Cécile Charpentier, restoration expert and head of The Shekhawati Project, Léa Krief and Harpreet Tanday, restoration students

On April 13th, the restorers of The Shekhawati Project Cécile Charpentier, Léa Krief and Harpreet Tandaygave a conference a...

April 18, 2017

An article came out on The Shekhawati Project in the Rajasthan Patrika on March 31th. 

Entitled: "Foreign Restorers Preserving our Heritage under a Strong Sun", the article praises the initiative of the team. 

We can thank the author Niranjan Pareek for this appeara...

March 25, 2017

From left to right: Julia, communication intern, Meret, restoration intern, Paula, restoration expert, Mitul, Indian student, Harpreet and Lea, restoration interns.

Let's meet Mitul, an Indian bachelor student in Architecture at the University School of Architecture and...

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 16, 2017

The Shekhawati Project restoration team visited the cities of Mandawa and Ramgarh in the Shekhawati region last week. It was an opportunity to see other havelis, some converted into hotels, some untouched and others currently under renovation. We went there also t...

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...

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CÉCILE CHARPENTIER

PORTEUSE DE PROJET

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