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Amrit Karki

Reimagine: Himalayan Art Now

March 15–October 6, 2024

 

Photo by Aseem Banstola

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ABOUT THE ARTIST

Amrit Karki (he/him)

b. 1990, Pokhara, Nepal; lives and works in Pokhara, Nepal

As a visual and performing arts professional from Nepal, Amrit Karki has achieved international and national recognition for his thought-provoking works that interrogate the bridge between the ephemeral and the eternal and the formulation of the formless. He was awarded the prestigious 2019–2020 UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of Asian Arts Scholarship by the South Asian Foundation (SAF) at the School of Visual Art and Design, Beaconhouse National University, Pakistan. He was also awarded the 2020 Creative Young Artist Award in Nepal. The artist’s solo performance exhibitions include Breathing Through the Stillness (2022) at Nepal Art Council, and Undefiled (2021) at Beaconhouse University Gallery in Lahore, Pakistan. His work was also exhibited in South Korea at the Anyang Public Art Project (APAP7) 2023, Anyang, and at Fantasy Island 2023, Incheon. Amrit Karki previously exhibited at the 2019 Islamabad International Art Festival, the 2018 Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh, and the 2017 Kathmandu Triennale.

 

ABOUT THE ARTWORK IN REIMAGINE

Amrit Karki will perform at the Rubin in conjunction with Reimagine: Himalayan Art Now later this year.


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