Under One Sun Festival

14 - 17 December 2010

UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) celebrates its 60th anniversary and to commemorate six decades of helping the world’s uprooted people, UNHCR is organizing a 4 day festival in Basantapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu. The festival “Under One Sun” will feature 11 photo exhibits, 13 installation art displays by re-fuzed, performances by refugee and Nepali artists and […]

This time,

1 - 4 November 2010

A series by Kashish Das Shrestha “This Time,” toured 7 Bhutanese Refugee camps in Jhapa and Morang from 1- 4 November. Over the last two months, Kashish traveled to 3 cities in America – Baltimore, Atlanta, and Pittsburgh – to study how different resettled communities of refugees from Bhutan are evolving in their new settings. […]

A Weathered People

29 - 31 October 2010

Photographs by NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati & Text by Prawin Adhikari How do Khumbu people perceive this threat? What recent change in climate have they noticed? What is the solution to these perceived problems? Where should the solutions come from? Glacial waters from the Khumbu become the tributaries of the Koshi river. Each year, the Koshi […]

Nepal seen through my lenses

24 - 29 August 2010

A Photo Exhibition by Finn Thilsted, Ambassador of Denmark to Nepal 24 – 29 August 2010 12 – 6 P.M. Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka (Next to Dhokaima Cafe) Curated by

The life of food in Nepal

21 - 25 July 2010

We installed an exhibition at the Nepal Art Council for the World Food Program. The exhibition is titled The Life of Food in Nepal and features the works of a range of Nepali photographers including Ashok R. Shakya, Bhim Ghimire, Bijay Rai, Bikas Rauniar, Bikas Karki, Chandra Shekhar Karki, Hari Maharjan, Kiran Panday, Krishna Mani […]

Hamra Hajurama (Our Grandmothers)

15 December 2009

Where better to begin a storytelling project than with the people whom we heard our first stories from? The grandmothers who shaped our earliest worldviews exist still, even if some of these remarkable women live only in our memories while others have been overshadowed by the hurly-burly of Naya Nepal. Hamra Hajurama: Our Grandmothers is […]

Real people, real needs

20 - 24 June 2009

In collaboration with UNHCR, curated and organized a mobile exhibition titled ‘home,’ by photographer Kashish Das Shrestha that traveled to all seven Bhutanese refugee camps in Eastern Nepal in April 2009. A larger exhibition on refugee situations around the world by 9 photographers including Zalmai, Christian Als, NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati, Edwin Koo, Ashok Shakya […]

Traveling Chobi Mela V

22 - 28 May 2009

Project Freedom was designed to deliberate on ideas of ‘freedom’ through photographic and cultural exchange. It was a collaborative project with Chobi Mela, an international festival of photography held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Kutumba, a Nepali folk ensemble and was funded by the Prince Claus Fund based in the Netherlands. In November 2008, awarded travel […]


20 - 24 April 2009 successfully traveled to all seven Bhutanese Refugee camps managed by UNHCR in Jhapa and Morang with “Home” a photo exhibition by Kashish Das Shrestha from April 20th- 24th 2009. Over 10,000 camp residents visited the exhibition over five days. ALSO READ Home away from home (Nepali Times, 13 March 2009)