Please enjoy the KT 2017*** video presenting one of the participating artists, Manish Lal Shrestha, and his work:


Manish  is a multidimensional visual artist, who has had 13 solo exhibitions, several workshops and residencies internationally in Switzerland, France, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, USA and Nepal. He has several awards to his name including the National Fine Arts award (2011), from Nepal Academy of Fine Arts. He is Founder/Executive Director of Gallery Mcube, Nepal. He is also a visiting faculty at the Srijana College of Fine Arts, Nepal.  Shrestha is an alum of the JJ School of Arts in Mumbai, India.




Kathmandu Triennale 2017 – The City

Kathmandu Triennale is Nepal’s premier platform for global contemporary arts. It is the latest iteration of the pioneering Kathmandu International Art Festival (KIAF 2009, 2012). Like the precursory Festivals, the Triennale thematically engages particular social issues while advancing a nuanced approach to promote the pedagogical potential of the arts. Through the Triennale, organizer Siddhartha Arts Foundation (SAF) presents multiple perspectives on edition themes – to educate audiences and engage society in critical dialogue. Kathmandu Triennale’s inaugural edition (KT 2017) will be dedicated to the theme of The City and is curated by Philippe Van Cauteren, Belgium while associated museum S.M.A.K an organizing partner of the event. KT 2017 opens on 24 March, 2017.