Stories By 'Kurchi Dasgupta'
Three distinctly different shows at the Siddartha Art Gallery showcase how Kathmandu’s local art scene continues to evolve and redefine itself
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I first came across the work of Sujan Dangol during the Kathmandu Triennale held earlier this year, which ostensibly looked like a recording of a game of musical chairs played by a group of young men. The label tersely said that it was ‘a collaboration between the artist and a group of urban refugees living in the Kathmandu Valley’, and that it was a metaphor for their harsh reality.
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Walking into Karma Bar and Lounge, I was astonished to find a full-size boxing ring that seemed to have grown overnight on the dance floor. Furthermore, the bandstand now held chairs and tables evoking a simple,
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For the past decade or so, the word ‘anthropocene’ has been making an appearance with increasing regularity and across disciplines—so much so that no serious discourse on art can really afford its absence any longer.
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Lain Singh Bangdel was best known for being the catalyst that brought Modernism into Nepali art. His daughter, Dina Bangdel, who passed away on t July 25 in Richmond (USA), had carried his legacy forward to astonishing results.
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Gallery MCube has been hosting art residencies for quite a few years now. On June 23, they opened their doors to the public for a viewing of artworks created during their seventh season.
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