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Over 300 artworks will be staged across five culturally and historically significant spaces: A UNESCO world heritage site and former royal residence of the Malla dynasty between 14th and 18th centuries, Patan Museum sits amidst Newa-style temples in a section of the Royal Palace at Durbar Square, a portion of which served as a prison until 1990 CE; Bahadur Shah Baithak, built in the 1790 CE, was used by the subsequent Gorkha dynasty as a centre for military strategy, as well as to house the arsenal, behind its large doorway owing to the war elephants; initiated by leading Nepali modern artist Lain Singh Bandel, Nepal Art Council was founded in 1962 CE under the patronage of King Mahendra as one of the country’s largest art venues; designed in 1972 CE as a modernist fantasy, the Taragaon Museum was restored and opened in 2014 CE together with a unique archive reflecting the efforts to preserve Nepal’s cultural and architectural heritage, alongside the display of contemporary art; Siddhartha Art Gallery was established in 1987 CE, as one of Nepal’s main art spaces presenting and supporting Nepali and international contemporary artists of different generations. The histories, discourses, and ghosts of these venues are also woven into the exhibition of the Triennale.

Download the PDF of the KT2077 leaflet here, with the curatorial introduction and list of artists by venue.

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