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Press Tour

Kathmandu Triennale 2017 is ecstatic to announce a tour of all major exhibiting venues of the mega-art event for members of the press. Lunch will be provided, alongside transportation to all exhibiting venues. The tour, to be given by Nischal Oli (Director of Kathmandu Triennale), will include an explanation of the various intricacies of the displayed […]

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Walking With Milk

A bowl of milk has not made  a stronger statement. On April 1st 2017 five artists, Ashmina Ranjit, Monali Meher, Ryan Elisabeth Reid, Alice Fox and Marie Julie Bollansee walked with a bowl of milk as a part of their performance piece. At 4:45 P.M, theses five artists along with thirty or so other participants […]

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Aamaa plays out in Taragaon Museum

On 28th March, the audience flocked to Taragaun Museum in Boudha to view performing artist, Ryan Elisabeth Reid’s “Aamaa”. “A Women’s ritual, created and performed collaboratively by a multi-generational ensemble of Nepali women and girls:, it was one of the most anticipated performances of the Kathmandu Triennale and indeed it lived up to the expectations […]

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Refugees and the City:  Kathmandu Triennale Art Exhibition

Special Note: Come, join us tomorrow at Yalamaya Kendra at 1 PM for a special screening of The Crossing, a film by George Kurian, will be followed by a short panel discussion on the urban refugee community of Kathmandu as featured in the work of artist Sujan Dangol. The halls of Nepal Art Council Gallery […]

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Built / Unbuilt : Home/City

We all know of know that due to difficulties in Nepali, there have been thousands upon thousands of Nepali migrating to different countries with the hopes of making a decent living for themselves and their family. But have we ever of thought of their hopes, dreams and who they are? These are the questions that […]

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Upheavals: Bangladesh now, as seen by eight artists

    This exhibition claims to be an “invitation to think”, and an “encouragement” ; it certainly is that.  The exhibition “Upheavals”, fittingly opened on March 26th, Bangladesh’s 46th independence and national day. The exhibition is held at Park Gallery, Pulchowk and will be open till 9th April. “Upheavals” was jointly inaugurated by the Ambassador […]

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An Artistic Day at Patan: Day 2

After the opening ceremony, the second day of the Kathmandu Triennale started off with a tour of Patan organized by Phillipe Van Cauteren where the artists and reporters walked around the ancient city and the Durbar Square. The remains of the earthquake two years ago was still visible for the guests to see and the […]

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The Opening Ceremony: Art City

Kathmandu Triennale 2017 opening ceremony took place on the 24th March at Hyatt Regency’s Ballroom at around 9:30 AM. The ceremony began with a short film by Kishor Kayastha – Shifting Valley, who claimed that the film was a “response to the consequence of the earthquake as an artist.” The film Shifting Valley brought home […]

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Cakes of Art

Who does not like cake? Or should this question even be asked? Whether its nutty Banana cake or a rich and divine Chocolate cake, there is one that everyone loves. Today Hotel Annapurna hosted a Cakes, Art & High Tea event in collaboration with My City Pulse and The Kathmandu Triennale 2017. This event took […]

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