Category Archive: Arts

New Spaces For Tibetan Art: A Conversation With Nyema Droma, Founder of Himaalaya Studio Lhasa

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Nyema Droma is a Lhasa based photographer and recent graduate of the London College of Fashion, where she studied fashion styling and photography. Last summer I had the opportunity to attend her senior… Continue reading

Futility of contorting reality: China’s propaganda war on Tibet

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(Guest post by Tsering Tsomo, Executive Director of Tibetan Center for Human Rights & Democracy) A black stone soaked in the river cannot be washed white. A white stone placed under the sun… Continue reading

TIBETAN FILM MAKING – AN ALTERNATIVE WINDOW INTO TIBET

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I recall the winter when I rushed to the office at the Lower TCV School to purchase a copy of ‘CIA: Shadow Circus in Tibet’. It was the closure of the academic year… Continue reading

Experimenting with Modernity, the Tibetan way

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Gyatso’s talk wasn’t necessarily on the specifics of Tibetan medicine, she explores the social, cultural and political climate of the time frame she covers to understand the complexities involving the Tibetan society, demonstrating, what I call, Tibetan modernities (outside of western influence).