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‘Making art makes me happy and allows me to sleep peacefully at night’
Three years ago, when Arnav Man Singh was just 20, he decided not to go back to college and instead focus on becoming a full-time artist. Today, his abstract artworks are earning rave reviews.
Into the inner world of thoughts and dreams with Samridh Mukhiya
Born to an artist father, Mukhiya grew up uninterested in art. Now his black and white pen and ink drawings lay bare the interiors of human minds.
Celebrating the evolution of Nepal’s contemporary art scene
Bikalpa Art Center’s latest interdisciplinary exhibition, ‘Revisiting the Roots in a Modern Nuance’, attempts to make sense of Nepal’s contemporary art scene journey.
Accepting the colours of life
Since 2014, Bodhisattva in Action Institute, a Kathmandu-based NGO, has relied on its thangka painting classes to help people with disabilities become thangka artists.
‘Poetry allows you to observe things’
There is much to decode about poetry with poet and podcaster Itisha Giri. She recently came out with ‘An Archive’ full of her poetic verses to share with the world.
The irony of the honour patriarchy thrusts upon women
Rukumani Shrestha’s latest solo exhibition, ‘Vidambana’, invites viewers to discuss the contradiction between women deities and women in the real world.
‘Some failures are necessary to learn and grow in life’
After launching Nepal’s first animated movie, The Legend of Shankhadhar, in 2016, Sanyukta Shrestha, a UK-based game developer, is now working to showcase the story of ‘Majipa Lakhey’.
Taking in art
The recently concluded month-long art festival Kathmandu Triennale 2077 attracted thousands of visitors, and we set out to find out what people thought of the exhibitions.
Keeping alive Newa musical art forms
Once barred from participating in traditional Newa musical art forms, women are now playing a key role in preserving the heritage.
How the young see the world
Gallery Mcube’s latest exhibition, ‘Young Artists Show 2022’, reflects the concerns of youth, while also highlighting how these young people are trying to explore themselves as artists.
‘A diverse workforce ensures you have the best talent’
I feel a gender-equal world is one where gender is not a consideration in any form or fashion, and we are still some way away from that goal.
The colours of our homes
Wind Horse Gallery’s ‘Poems from Home’, which brings forth the works of five emerging women artists, is an exhibition worth your time.
‘Sometimes the food habits we develop come at the cost of forgetting our food lineage’
For the past five years, Binti Gurung has been on a mission to archive and encourage discourse on Nepal’s indigenous food heritage.
For the love of books
Meet bibliophiles who have been quietly building their book collections.
Taking it slow in Khokana
Khokana is one of the last remaining traditional Newa towns in Kathmandu Valley, but this could change soon.