Sophia L Pandé

Pandé is a writer, art-historian, film-maker, and a long-running columnist for The Kathmandu Post and Nepali Times. She consults on education outreach, conservation, sustainable development, and resource mobilisation.

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For the love of art

The stories of the greatest artists are often those of adversity and speaking to Gopal Shrestha, the “Kalapremi”, or Art Lover, an epithet the artist uses himself to signify his life’s passion, is a rare experience for an art historian.

Nepal at the India Art Fair in 2018

In Nepal’s third year at the prestigious and now very healthily populated India Art Fair (happening in Delhi from February 9-12, 2018), the Nepal Art Council (NAC) will be taking the works of seven very different artists who will be displayed at the Nepal Booth in the “Platform” section.

Two architects, a palace and a museum

A few weeks ago, at the Taragaon Museum—a venue that is rendered magical by its architecture—Götz Hagmüller released A Picture Book of My Life, a two-volume book telling his extraordinary story in pictures.

The Man Who Knew So Much

When I first approached Sukra Sagar Shrestha for an interview regarding the Char Narayan Temple earlier this year, he initially declined the request, thinking I was a journalist. He did not want any such attention.

Connected by lines: the visible & invisible

Earlier this year a remarkable young artist from Nepal went to Harvard University for a two week sojourn, to represent Nepal, and his work, at the university’s South Asia Institute (SAI), which promotes artists who portray the travails of their society.

Art as Political Protest

On the first week of the new year of 2074 BS and less than a month from the scheduled May 14 local elections, it is perhaps apt to reflect on our political situation.

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