Stories By 'Kurchi Dasgupta'
Starting off with a summer camp involving children and young artists and ending with a roundtable that explored contemporary feminist discourse in this country, Nexus Culture Nepal (and Lasanaa) in Bakhundole led us through a week packed with art, theatre, films, performances, rallies and conversations in early August.
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There is a group of dedicated, young art practitioners in Nepal, who believe that art can alleviate suffering not simply in the form of distraction or an escape but as a powerful, transformative practice that can lead to true convalescence and personal growth
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I remember ending my last piece with these words: ‘Let’s take another step forward to a time when life for humankind has ceased altogether and turn back to this time, this Sunday morning in June in the year 2018. If we were to, what would we have changed?’ On this morning, I will delve a little deeper into that idea and perhaps even lure you into yet another rabbit-hole in time.
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Let’s take another step forward to a time when life for humankind has ceased altogether and turn back to this time, this Sunday morning in June in the year 2018. If we were to, what would we have changed?
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The exhibition at Siddhartha Art Gallery that started on the 24th of last month, and currently on show, is a collection of paintings by Prithvi Shrestha, the first recipient of a newly instituted bursary by the Himalayan Light Foundation, founded by senior Chinese artist Zhao Jianqiu in 2015.
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The fact that traditional art forms are surviving, and experiencing an influx of artists to boot, means that these art forms are negotiating our globalised world’s economic structures and rules
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