is a person of diverse creative and interdisciplinary practice, ranging from arts, archaeology, cultural artifacts and museums to locate material history and empirical knowledge among living cultures. His community museum initiatives reflect ideas, desires and practical approaches to regenerate knowledge, skills and traditions embedded in the physical history with aim to create sustainable living models in real locations by communities.
As a documentary filmmaker and author on movement of cultures, his interests are mainly marginalized cultures and Museumisation of living traditions.
Pillai is presently directing a documentary for Toronto Arya Samaj, a project which shall lead to the establishment of a community knowledge center on the spiritual and cultural traditions of Arya Samaj followers, mainly Indians from Guyana and Trinidad http://taskc.wordpress.com/
Programmer Coordinator http://ignca.nic.in/diaspora_2009.htm.