The Founders

Aanchal Malhotra is an artist and oral historian, working with memory and material culture. She was educated in Traditional Printmaking and Art History at OCAD (Ontario College of Art & Design), Toronto and Concordia University, Montréal. She is the author of Remnants of A Separation: History of the Partition through Material Memory (2017), published in the UK under the title Partition: 21 Objects from a Continent Divided (2019). She can be found at The Hiatus Project, instagram and her website.


Navdha Malhotra works in the social-impact sector and is also a ceramic artist. She obtained her BA in Sociology from Delhi University and her MA in Media and Cultural Studies from SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), London. In the past, she has worked with Greenpeace India and HelpAge International, UK, and currently works as a Campaign Director at Purpose. She can be found at instagram and twitter.

Aanchal Malhotra and Navdha Malhotra

The fact that they share a surname is mere coincidence!