Hanoz H.R. Patel has studied changes in Rabari pastoralist livelihoods in Kutch as part of the Simulpast Project. He has worked in museums across India, and conducted research on tribal art, and organized workshops and exhibitions with Bhasha Research and Publication Centre. Currently, he is associated with EKA Archiving Pvt. Ltd. His research interests include the design of ancient weapons, blind faith practices among urban populations and the tribal mythology and folklore of India.