The Himalayan Times:
Further articles are available on newaonlinenews.com, eindepth.com and imagekhabar.com.
Architecture in Nepal – Personal Stories of Culture and Living Heritage http://kvptstories.org/
It includes among other things portrays of SAI HELP NEPAL supporters
Kathmandupost published an article about the SAI HELP NEPAL projects entitled “Art and the earthquake” on 23.04.2016.
You can read the full article here: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-04-23/art-and-the-earthquake.html
|The Science Portal L.I.S.A. published a video-interview entitled “Zerbrechliches Erbe” with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Niels Gutschow (architectural historian and researcher at the SAI) concerning the current situation and reconstruction in Nepal after the earthquake in April 2015. The interview is available here.|
L.I.S.A. - The Science Portal of the Gerda Henkel Foundation is an online science portal for historical humanities. The acronym outlines the portal’s key themes: Lesen, Informieren, Schreiben and Austauschen (in English: Read, Inform, Write and Exchange). The editorial office of L.I.S.A. is to be found at the Gerda Henkel Foundation’s headquarters in Düsseldorf. L.I.S.A. is open to all scholars as well as to everyone interested in topics drawn from the field of the historical humanities.
Nepal’s first international photo festival opened on Tuesday on the streets of the quake-devastated Kathmandu Valley, with exhibits set up alongside damaged and spectacular temples and palaces. The Photo Kathmandu festival takes visitors on a tour of the historic city of Patan, past intricately-carved statues and ancient water spouts, and chronicles Nepal’s chaotic transformation from a Hindu monarchy to a secular republic. Continue reading Mail Online: Nepal’s first foreign photo festival opens in shadow of quake
Nov 1, 2015- Christiane Brosius is professor of Visual and Media Anthropology at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies of Heidelberg University in Germany. She is also a co-founder of SAI NepalHelp at the South Asia Institute of the University of Heidelberg. One of the photographers participating in the photography festival Photo Kathmandu, Christiane is currently researching on the Nepali art scene, with particular focus on migration, urbanisation and post-earthquake notions of heritage and locality by art collectives and institutions. The Post’s Alisha Sijapati talked with the artist about her exhibition and her interest in the patis of Patan. Excerpts:
|Im ZDF heute Journal ist am 23.10.2015 ein Bericht über die Lage in Nepal mit einem Interview von Prof. Axel Michaels ausgestrahlt worden. Das Video können Sie hier anschauen.|
We followed the didgeridoo. Or rather, we followed artist Salil Subedi as he produced long, gentle thrums from the wind instrument, leading a crowd down an alley. We were in Bungamati. We had been summoned to the old Newari town that afternoon by artists from Kathmandu University’s Center for Art and Design (KU). Students from KU, their faces painted with abstract streaks and patterns, closely followed Subedi. One of them carried a broken wooden beam salvaged from the post-earthquake rubble. Another one carried a wrecked aankhijhyaal, part of a traditional Newari window. Subedi stopped in front of a damaged building supported by struts. Kneeling on the floor, he pointed the didgeridoo to the ground and continued blowing. A colleague standing sentinel circled Subedi and the struts, sprinkling red powder on the ground. I took a deep breath and snuck myself closer to the act. Continue reading The Huffington Post: Nepali Artists Engage With Quake-Hit Communities
Georges Barque has said, “Art is a wound turned into light” — and ArTree Nepal, a group of contemporary artists who strive to create artworks with social significance and utility, responded to the devastation caused by the April 25 earthquake by initiating ‘12 Baisakh’ aiming to align artistic interests with social practices.
Kathmandu Post published the article Rebuilding through art