Nepal to showcase its art and culture in Venice Biennale

10, Apr 2022 | nepaltraveller.com

Nepal's participation in the exhibition with its pavilion will help introduce Nepali art and culture to the world, and ultimately promote Nepal as a destination for religious and cultural tourism

Nepal is all set to debut at the 59th Venice Biennale scheduled to take place from April 23 to November 27 in Italy. The Nepal Pavilion at the mega art event will feature works of artist Ang Tsherin Sherpa and will be curated by Sheelasha Rajbhandari and Hit Man Gurung.In a press meet held in the Capital on April 6, KK Karmacharya, Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) shared that Nepal debuting at the event is a matter of pride.

Nepal's participation in the exhibition with its pavilion will help introduce Nepali art and culture to the world, and ultimately promote Nepal as a destination for religious and cultural tourism.The pavilion is being installed by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation with the joint effort of the NAFA and Siddhartha Arts Foundation as commissioners for the Nepali Pavilion, Karmacharya informed.

Rubin Museum of Art, USA also supported Nepal to instal its separate pavilion at the event, as per him.Sherpa will be collaborating with 16 other Nepali artists for the exhibition at the festival under the theme 'Tales of Muted Spirits - Dispersed Threads -Twisted Shangri-la'.

Photo Credit: [Didier Descouens/Wikimedia Commons]

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