Photo: Lucas Pernin

The 52nd edition of presentations will be based on the issue of migration, both internal and international. This important and very sensitive issue has been both a boon and bane to the Nepali population and economy. The first half of the presentation will showcase the personalized accounts of internal-migrant workers in Kathmandu and Srirajgonj, Bangladesh by Nepali photographer Phurpu Tsering Gurung while the second half will deal with the consequences of migration laws in Lebanon told through the testimonies of women migrant domestic workers by Swedish photographer Lucas Pernin.

Please join us;

Saturday, 7th July 2012
9:45 am sharp
The Bakery Cafe, Sundhara

PHURPU TSERING GURUNG is a freelance photographer, born and raised in Kathmandu. He began photography working as a fashion photographer with Navyaata magazine. After participating in various workshops conducted by with photography masters like Fredric Lecloux, Mads Nissen and Frank Fournier, Phurpu has been motivated to explore street photography and visual story-telling.

LUCAS PERNIN is a freelance photojournalist from Sweden who is currently in Nepal. Whilst making reportages for magazines and weekly papers, Lucas pursues his personal projects. He has exhibited at Host gallery in London as a part of the Foto8 summershow 2011, P3 gallery, London and Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu.

Photos by Shikhar Bhattarai


Photographer Phurpu Tsering Gurung presenting his work.


Filmmaker Kesang Tseten was one of the critics for the session.


Photographer Lucas Pernin showed his work 'Kafaala Consequence'.