At a time when everything is moving so fast–changes in habits, attitudes, technology, life itself–Kishor Kayastha wants his photo work to do the opposite. With a click, he can freeze a sliver of time, and document it for the next generation. He wants to draw viewers into “his world”, where people can create their own interpretation of stories from his photos. On the cusp of releasing his short film Shifting Valley, Kayastha talks to Alok Thapa of M&S VMAG about his early days, what Kathmandu Valley means to him and how his unique vision is sometimes misunderstood.
Sattya Media Arts Collective seek to take their street cinema screening project Bato Ko Cinema (BKC) to remote areas of Nepal to showcase films to the people about whom those have been made but have never seen. They have started a fundraising initiative on Kickstarter.com.
One of the reasons old buildings tug at our heartstrings might simply be that they’re old and irreplaceable. Rabindra Puri of Namuna Ghar fame is a master of ‘thoughtfully’ combining old and new aesthetics to create buildings that blend seamlessly with their ancient surroundings.
When he got his first camera – a hand-me-down, tiny point and shoot – Jagadish Tiwari hadn’t remotely considered that it might one day provide a career for him. Today, Tiwari’s famous panorama posters adorn the walls of restaurants, appear on brochures, postcards and are picked up by tourists as souvenirs. In conversation with the veteran landscape and mountain photographer who believes that for those who are artistically inclined, there’s no place to be born than in a photogenic country like Nepal.
Deepak Ratna Bajracharya has become the big winner at the IME-Global IME Nepal Photo Contest organised by the Photojournalist Club. He won the title of ‘Photo of the Year’ as part of it and as a result, he would receive Rs 100,000 as cash prize.
Parkour and tricking is not just a sport, its a lifestyle. All the characters featured in this video are from Nepal.
London based Nepali artist Rupa Maharjan has gained attention after portraying the unshakeable strength of the people of Nepal.
Irrfan teaches the AIB boys the art of the Bollywood Party song.
A GTA 5 Fast and Furious tribute to the late Paul Walker. Scenes from Fast 7 have been re-enacted in this with some flashbacks to some Six Star Street Racers moments, we’re all a part of the fast family and we’ve all lost a huge inspiration that I’m sure fuelled for the flame for a passion of cars around the world.
In the video below from the 2015 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational, the two Eastern Michigan University students perform their spoken word poem “Lost Voices”and discuss white privilege, reproductive rights, male privilege and dating while black.
People from various walk of life joins the International Day of Yoga 2015 on Sunday at the premises of India Embassy, Lainchaur, Kathmandu.
A replica of Dharara build in between Sundhara and Shahid Gate in remembrance of the Dharara Tower, built in 1832 and completely damaged by an earthquake. Photo: Kumar Shrestha, RSS
‘Imagine that’ examines the experience of homophobic and transphobic bullying in Asia-Pacific schools. It puts the viewer in the shoes of a young person experiencing this form of bullying, and calls for action to end school bullying and violence on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
In the growing wake of low-budget, special effect action minis whose audience has become larger and larger on YouTube, Sam and Niko’s “Real GTA” steps the game up once more with a perfect assimilation of the popular “Grand Theft Auto” video game into real,
Juicy, luscious mangoes are sweet and delicious and packed with fiber and vitamin C. They’re also surprisingly versatile. Learn how to easily peel, slice, and serve mangoes.
खाने मामिलामा कहिल्यै पछि पर्दैनन् हाम्रा नेताज्यूहरु
Nepal Police performing Gangnam style for earthquake victims as a part music therapy. This program helps to reduce psychological fear that is deeply rooted especially in children and elderly people due to the effects of earthquake.
Impact Nepal will distribute CGI-Sheet based Transitional Shelters to 650 households of Kalika Village in Sindhupalchowk. These shelters, costing around $150 each, will provide protection from the upcoming monsoon and is highly durable to last a few years. The locals were given training on how to build the shelter themselves. Impact Nepal also distributed tarps and blankets to everyone.This video demonstrates the building steps of these shelters.
FIFA’s decision to hold the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is drawing more and more criticism as more and more allegations of everything from bribery and financial mismanagement to slavery and deadly work conditions pile up. 900 workers have died during construction for the Qatar world cup, and some estimate that this number will rise to 4,000 before they’re finished. A few people have begun drawing and sharing anti-advertisements featuring major sponsors that continue to support the World Cup. Take a look!
विनाशकारी महाभूकम्पले धेरैको घरबार गुमेको छ । हजारौंको मृत्यु भयो । लाखौं नेपालीले दुःख भोगिरहेका छन् । यस्तो दुःखत र दर्दानाक पीडालाई समेटेर सर्जकहरुले धेरै गीतहरु लेखेका छन् ।