Art

Syangja Days – I

Nepalikukur | March 31, 2018

Of a sudden I find myself transported to a cottage of my own, an hour from Pokhara, a dusty, longish bus from Kathmandu.

Dipesh Risal wins Writing Nepal 2017

La.Lit | October 7, 2017

The third edition of La.Lit’s Writing Nepal short story contest, judged by US-based Nepali writer Samrat Upadhyay, has been won by Dipesh Risal with his short story ‘The Almost Enlightenment of Prince Trailokya’.

Writing Nepal 2017: the Shortlist!

La.Lit | September 28, 2017

A few days ago, judge Samrat Upadhyay sent us the shortlist for the third edition of La.Lit’s short story competition, Writing Nepal. So here it is, in no particular order except the alphabetical, the 6 shortlisted entries!

Obit: Dina Bangdel (1965-2017)

kurchi dasgupta | August 4, 2017

With the untimely demise of Dr Dina Bangdel on July 25, 2017 the world lost an outstanding art historian specialising in traditional Himalayan and modern and contemporary South Asian art.

After the show: reflections on self and society

La.Lit | June 2, 2017

Through her personal history, she exposes how our national, collective history discards women’s experiences by always focusing on paternal family history and lineage.

This is not an endorsement

La.lit | May 12, 2017

This is an exercise in deciding whom to cast my vote for in the first local elections since the turn of the millennium. We have one last weekend to mull over whom we would like to represent our interests, after 15 years of mulling over what our interests are.

Taking care of art: Philippe Van Cauteren and the Kathmandu Triennale

La.Lit | March 20, 2017

The Triennale is like a pumping system to show the potential of the arts in other industries in the city.

The contemporary art scene in Nepal

Niranjan Kunwar | March 1, 2017

The contemporary art scene in Nepal might be vibrant but it’s not unambiguous. Who are the true contemporary Nepali artists of this decade? And what exactly do we mean by the term?

Editorial, Green Issue

Rabi Thapa | February 10, 2017

Many a Nepali has gleefully derided a foreign hill, smug in the possession of the highest mountains in the world. I confess I am one such geo-populist.