3 DEC - 9 DEC

Each edition of PhotoKTM strives to serve as a platform for emerging photographers to meet with more experienced and established practitioners – photographers, photo editors, curators, writers – to share and discuss their work and practice at large. This year we have an incredibly diverse pool of professionals who have volunteered their time to meet […]

The Skin of Chitwan

14/15 August 2020

Indigenous Pasts, Sustainable Futures is a research project initiated by Nepal Picture Library in 2019, as part of NPL’s ongoing endeavor to document, archive and present Nepal’s marginalized histories. As with our other projects, we are looking for innovative ways to engage with our pasts. Through research, archive building and storytelling, the project seeks to […]

Special Screenings – Amar Kanwar

5-6-7 April 2019

Photo Kathmandu in collaboration with Film Southasia is pleased to announce a special weekend of screenings of films by award-winning artist Amar Kanwar! Amar Kanwar has distinguished himself through films and multi-media works, which explore the politics of power, violence and justice. His multi-layered installations originate in narratives often drawn from zones of conflict and […]

Our Songs from the Forest

15 March - 10 April

Exhibition details 5th Floor, Chhaya Center, Thamel | 16 March – 10 April Official opening on Friday 15th March | 5:30pm The exhibition is on view every day from 11am – 7pm | Free and open to the public Press Release (EN) – Press Release (NP – Preeti) – Press Kit (incl. images) ___ […]

14 Stories: Living Memories of War

19 - 23 February

…every photo completely rejects any rationale for conflict and describes its destructiveness. I wish that this exhibition will contribute to establishing lasting peace in the society, and that the government will bring clear and effective policies and programs towards healing the wounds of conflict victims. ‘14 Stories: Living Memories of War’ is a book and […]

Photo Kathmandu 2018

12 Oct - 16 Nov 2018

The third edition of Photo Kathmandu is taking place from 12 Oct to 16 Nov 2018. Photo Kathmandu endeavors to create conversations between the city, its public, its past, and its dreams and aspirations. The festival invites photographers and other practitioners who work with the visual medium to Kathmandu to build and showcase projects as […]

Stories of Climate+Change

22 May - 5 June, 2016

Kishor Sharma and Narendra Mainali produced two powerful stories from communities in Dhankuta, Sindhupalchowk and Rasuwa with support from the annual PC Grant 2015. This photography grant was established by in 2015 and provides Nepali photographers financial, research, and editorial support. The grant also designs and implements a rigorous Audience Engagement program after photographers […]

Remembering the Lost Sculptures of Kathmandu

10 April - 22 May 2015

The Himalayan Art and Cultural Heritage Project and cordially invite you to the inauguration of Remembering the Lost Sculptures  of Kathmandu an exhibition of paintings and research by Joy Lynn Davis Friday, 10 April 2015 | 5:00 pm onwards Nepal Art Council in Babar Mahal Special guests: His Excellency Dr. Urs Herren, Swiss Ambassador to […]

Nepal Picture Library at Chobi Mela

23 January - 5 February 2015, Nepal and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Bangladesh, have worked very closely over the past few years to create an exchange of information, knowledge and work between the two countries and photography has acted as the bridge for it. The result shows greatly in Chobi Mela VIII, as Nepal’s participation is bigger than ever in […]

Climate+Change in Pokhara

27 September 2014 - 30 September 2015

The second edition of Climate+Change- a dynamic exhibition exploring the effects of climate change on the Hindu Kush Himalayan region opened at the International Mountain Museum (IMM) in Pokhara, Nepal on 27th September 2014, marking World Tourism Day this year. The exhibition features science and imagery from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) […]