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e-FluxFirst announcement | Second announcement

Biennial Foundation I: The Inaugural Edition Of The Kathmandu Triennale (KT 2017) To Open In March 2017

Biennial Foundation II: Making Place: A Report On The First Kathmandu Triennale


ArtForum II: Announcement 

Artforum III: Heide Hinrichs On Her Work For Kathmandu Triennale

ArtNet I: Francis Alÿs Is ‘Patron Artist’ of First Kathmandu Triennale

ArtNet II: Art Stars Trek to Nepal for the First Kathmandu Trienniale, Promoting Regional Solidarity



Annapurna Today

Deredactie.Be I: SMAK director is curator of Kathmandu Triennale

Deredactie.Be II: Van Cauteren (S.M.A.K.) is curator in Nepal: “Een hefboom voor Kathmandu”

hArt Magazine


The Hindu I: Rising from the Rubble (Print Version | Web Version)

The Hindu II: Kathmandu Triennale – A Dedication to the City (Print Version)

The Nepali Times ITaking Art Out In The Open

The Nepali Times IIArtavaganza


Architectural Digest

Neue Zurcher Zeitung

Critical Collective

Ruya Foundation/Courage In Creativity I‘Letters from Baghdad’

Ruya Foundation/Courage In Creativity II: ‘Nothing is more present today than violence’

Onlinekhabar I: Kathmandu Triennale is my tribute to the city and the artist

Onlinekhabar II: The beautiful, and very painful journey of art

Onlinekhabar III: On Omar Havana

Onlinekhabar IV: A Poland clad in Newari costume comes to Patan

Onlinekhabar V: Desire creates a city, and the same desire consumes it: Chinese artist Song Dong

Onlinekhabar VI: Finding Tunthinani, where art thrives.

Onlinekhabar VII: Artists soak in the essence of a place wherever they go


The Wallart Blogs

The Nepal Now Project I: Finally a new KIAF – Kathmandu Triennale – 2017!

The Nepal Now Project II: KT2017: The Exhibit At Nepal Art Council

Art Radar

Blouin Art Info I: Kathmandu Triennale Announces Inaugural Edition in 2017

Blouin Art Info II: Kathmandu Triennale: South Asia’s Newest Art Stop

Blouin Art Info III: Q&A: Philippe Van Cauteren, Artistic Director, S.M.A.K. Ghent, Belgium

Dhaka Tribune I: Nepal’s largest art festival featuring eight Bangladeshi artists

Dhaka Tribune II: Kathmandu Triennale: Where art thrives

Selections Arts

the Artling


Kunst Aspekte


Ima – Tokachi Mainichi Newspaper I: Kathmandu Triennale Part 1

Ima – Tokachi Mainichi Newspaper II: Kathmandu Triennale Part 2

Ima – Tokachi Mainichi Newspaper III: Kathmandu Triennale Part 3

Correspondence International

Everything Experiential


Gulf News


Lex Limbu


Art Monthly

The Kathmandu Post I: Artists and their cities

The Kathmandu Post II: Taking contemporary Nepali arts to the world

The Kathmandu Post III: Kathmandu Triennale to celebrate the city

The Kathmandu Post IV: On Omar Havana’s Book Launch

The Kathmandu Post V: Art and Liberal Education

The Kathmandu Post VI: The Man Who Cares About Detail

The Kathmandu Post VII: The Person in a Woman

The Kathmandu Post VIII: Nepal’s largest art fest kicks off

The Kathmandu Post IX: Traditional woodcarvings on display at Newa Chen

The Kathmandu Post X: Kirtipur As Canvas

The Kathmandu Post XI: Kathmandu Triennale: Artists in the City

The Kathmandu Post XII: Chitrakars At Triennale

The Kathmandu Post XIII: The Man Behind The Lakhey

The Kathmandu Post XIV: So Much To See, So Little Time

The Kathmandu Post XV: Art Market Special Edition

The Kathmandu Post XVI: Kathmandu Triennale Into Its Final Weekend

The Kathmandu Post XVII: Loss and Regeneration Through Memory

The Kathmandu Post XVIII: The Rise of the Nepali Graphic Novel

The Kathmandu Post XIX: Art As Political Protest

The Kathmandu Post XX: Other-ing

The Kathmandu Post XXI: Hunting for Treasures at Patan Durbar

The Kathmandu Post XXII: Telling The Dancers From The Dance

UNHCR Newsletter: Refugees And The City

The Himalayan Times I: Fundraiser for KT 2017 held

The Himalayan Times II: Flavours of the City


OpenArt.: Kathmandu Triennale from 2017 March 24th – April 9th, organised by Siddhartha Arts Foundation

OpenArt. II: The inaugural edition of the Kathmandu Triennale (KT 2017), opens on 24 March 2017

theindependentBangladesh represented at Kathmandu Triennale

Travel News Nepal


The Daily Star

New Boss

Mid-Day: Web Version | Print Version


The Creators Project

Nepal News



Matters of Art





The National

Outlook India

Live Mint: Print Version | Web Version




Harekpal I: On Bhuwan Thapa

Harekpal II: On Amrit Karki


Metro België

India Today

The New Indian Express

The Art Blog | The National



Business Standard

The Statesman

Wave Magazine


Headlines24 I: Nepal to Launch Kathmandu Triennale in March 2017

Headlines 24 II: Kathmandu South Asia’s Newest Art Stop