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Month long Kathmandu Triennale starts

The Nepal Weekly
March 8, 2022

Kathmandu Triennale 2077, a month long art show has started on March 1. There are 300+ artworks drawn by around 130 artists from more than 40 countries are on display.

Kathmandu Triennale is organised by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation in Nepal and Siddhartha Arts Foundation, this edition is the largest and most ambitious artistic project staged in the country to date, becoming a key event for contemporary arts in Nepal even beyond the exhibition’s duration, as well as key event for South Asian arts presented on a global platform. Amidst the rethinking and adaptations brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, the team looks to honour with great care and respect the collective feeling of deep loss, and equally, the paramount hope, sense of community, and imagination that have remained constant in our work and in our lives.

According to the organizers the participating artists include Pacita Abad, Artree Nepal + Urmila Gamwa Tharu, Korakrit Arunanondchai + Alex Gvojic, Bal Krishna Banamala, Nyima Dorjee Bhotia, Mohamed Bourouissa, Daniel Boyd, Mircea Cantor, Chan Kwok Yuen, Chang En Man, Olga Chernysheva, Chet KumariChitrakar, LokChitrakar, Mae Clark, Cian Dayrit, Dedron, Mireille Delice, Bachhi Devi, Palati Devi, Mary Dhapalany, Patrizio Di Massimo, Mihaela Drãgan, Bijay Dutta Mani + Mira Devi Dutta + Priyanka Karna, Izmail Efimov, Köken Ergun +Tashi Lama, Naufus Ramirez Figueroa, Irina Giri +Sonam Choekyi Lama + Keepa Maskey, Dominique Gonzalez- Foerster, Julia Mage’au Gray, Ion Grigorescu, Dal Bahadur Gurung, Pooja Gurung + Bibhusan Basnet, Sheroanawe Hakihiiwe, Hao Liang, Aziz Hazara, Nikau Hindin, Andrew Thomas Huang, Hung Fai, Jivarama, Sudhira Karna, Karnali Arts Center, Shubha Kayastha + Deepti Silwal, Puran Khadka, Vvzela Kook, Pranika Koyu, Sakarin Krue-On, Gopal Kumal + Buddha Man Kumal + Dukharam Chaudhary + Sahadev Tharu + Chotu Tharu + Tulsi Ram Tharu, Emma Kunz, LAB, Lam Tung Pang, Chenda Singe Lama, Chija Lama, Kabi Raj Lama, Pramila Lama, Liu Kuo-Sung, Sunita Maharjan, Ujjwala Maharjan, Youdhisthir Maharjan, Madhumala Mandal, Rebati Mandal, Krishna Manandhar, Britta Marakatt-Labba, Ana Mendieta, PavelMikushev, J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, UrielOrlow, Sanghari Sanskritik Pariwar, Th£o Nguyên Phan, Antonio Pichillá, John Pule, Komal Purbe, Bári Raklóri (aka Emilia Rigova), Ashmina Ranjit, Rosanna Raymond, Joydeb Roaja, Zamthingla Ruivah, Bhakta Bahadur Sarki, Citra Sasmita, Jwala Shah (Sama), Seema Sharma Shah, Shashi Bikram Shah, Uma Shankar Shah, Anil Shahi, Urgen Dorje Sherpa, Arhant Shrestha, Karan Shrestha, Shraddha Shrestha, Ekaram Singh, Simon Soon, Bidhyaman Tamang, Subas Tamang, Alina Tamrakar, Katerina Teaiwa, Manjula Thakur, Aqui Thami, Indu Tharu, Subash Thebe, Batsa Gopal Vaidya, Hitesh Vaidya, Mona Vãtãmanu + Florin Tudor, Wai Pong Yu, Bo Wang + Pan Lu, Gyempo Wangchuk, Brittney Leeanne Williams, Wing Po So, Sawangwongse Yawnghwe, Trevor Yeung.

Kathmandu Triennale 2077 is supported by its Partner Institution Para Site in Hong Kong, where the precursory exhibition Garden of Six Seasons was presented in 2020 CE. It is further made possible by our many generous  sponsors, partners and patrons, says the organizers.