Please enjoy this wonderful video presenting one of the participating artists, Saurganga Darshandari, and her work:
Saurganga Darshandhari is a visual artist and printmaker based in Kathmandu. She received her MFA in printmaking from University of Development Alternative, Dhaka, Bangladesh where she was the recipient of the Best Media Award in 2008. She has shown her artworks in Nepal, Bangladesh, India, South Korea, and Sri Lanka and has participated in artist residencies in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, South Korea and Japan.
Her solo show “A Printmaker’s Feelings” was held at Kathmandu Contemporary Art Center in 2010. She has taken part in the 2nd Kathmandu International art Festival, and participated in 13th and 15th Asian Art Biennale in Bangladesh, in the 19th Nippon International Performance Art Festival in Tokyo, Nagano, Osaka, in Japan 2013. In 2013, she was awarded by Basanta Women’s Exhibition National Academy of Fine Art and received the Regional Award by the Nepal Academy of Fine Art in 2014. Darshandhari teaches printmaking at Tribhuvan University Lalitkala and Sirjana College of Fine Art. She is a founder-member of Bindu, a space for artists.