Team


Meet the team working to curate, produce and present Kathmandu Triennale 2077. While these are the primary members of the KT2077 team, we work very closely with a number of valued collaborators, volunteers, consultants and advisors who make the Triennale possible on all levels and stages of the project.

 

Sangeeta Thapa
Chairperson/Founder

Sharareh Bajracharya
Director

Cosmin Costinas
Artistic Director

Sheelasha Rajbhandari + Hit Man Gurung
Co-Curators

Apoorva Rajagopal
Head of Communications + Development

Luniva Shakya
Manager

Veerangakumari Solanki
Exhibition Design

Dipak Lama + Suresh Maharjan
Production Team Co-Leads

Binod Bhujel + Sanjan Shrestha
Accountancy and Administration

Curatorial Team
Dipti Shrechan
Jagdish Moktan
Sanjeev Maharjan
Tenzing Sedon Ukyab
Urmila Gamwa Tharu
Priyankar Chand

Exhibition Design, Production and Venue Coordination Team
Patan Museum + Bahadur Shah Baithak
Subash Tamang
Puja Maharjan
Denish Maharjan
Rubi Maharjan
Sara Tunich Koinch
Sujan Bir Bajracharya
Laxmi Tamang

Taragaon Museum
Bishal Yonjan
Kamal Shrestha
Sujan Shrestha (Garden section)

Nepal Art Council
Matina Maharjan
Hitesh Vaidya
Aman Shahi

Siddhartha Art Gallery
Binod Adhikari
Rashana Bajracharya

 

Nischal Khadka
Tech + Media Coordinator

Shreeti Prajapati
Artwork Storage Logistics

Vibhustuti Thapa
Researcher

Pragya Thapa
Logistics Coordinator

Urza Acharya + Sarthak Bhattarai
Local Press + Media Coordinators 

Sangeeta Thapa

Chairperson

Sangeeta Thapa is Chairperson and Founder of Kathmandu Triennale. She is also the Founder/Director of Siddhartha Arts Foundation as well as Siddhartha Art Gallery, established in 1987 in Kathmandu.

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Sharareh Bajracharya

Director

Sharareh Bajracharya is an arts educator and administrator who believes in the power of the arts to make the earth tremble, loosen up, for change. She is the Chairperson and Co-Founder of Srijanalaya, a non-profit organisation incorporating arts and creativity into education.

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Cosmin Costinas

Artistic Director

Cosmin Costinas is Executive Director/Curator of Para Site, a leading independent non-profit for contemporary arts in Hong Kong.

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Sheelasha Rajbhandari

Co-Curator

Sheelasha Rajbhandari is an artist based in Nepal. She is a founding member of ArTree Nepal artist collective, and has work housed in major international collections, contibuted to publications and has collaborated with Hit Man Gurung on several projects.

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Hit Man Gurung

Co-Curator

Hit Man Gurung is an artist based in Nepal and is one of the founding members of ArTree Nepal artist collective. His works have been collected widely. He also continues to collaborate with Sheelasha Rajbhandari on various projects including curation and publications.

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Veeranganakumari Solanki

Exhibition Design Team Lead

Veeranganakumari Solanki is an independent curator and writer based in India. Her curatorial discourse has primarily focused on art practices within the extended South-Asian context. Her writing has been published in several international art journals and publications.

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Dipak Lama

Production Team Co-Lead

Dipak Lama is a visual artist and Founder of Aakar Kalaghar centre for art and design. He also works as a freelancer in production mentoring and advising for projects related to the art field.

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Suresh Maharjan

Production Team Co-Lead

Suresh Maharjan is a visual artist based in Kathmandu. He also runs weekly community art classes, and has worked in art event production since 2012.

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Apoorva Rajagopal

Head of Development & Communications

Apoorva is an arts administrator based out of Hong Kong. She has experience in fundraising, audience building and business development for arts institutions.

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Luniva Shakya

Manager

Luniva Shakya is an arts administrator currently based in Kathmandu. She has worked as a docent, artist liaison, exhibition assistant and project coordinator in Hawai'i and Nepal, and looks to reimagine historical and contemporary praxes in art and museology in all her roles.

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Dipti Sherchan

Curatorial Assistant

Dipti is a PhD candidate whose research interest lies at the intersection of athropology, art history and feminist studies.

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Sanjeev Maharjan

Curatorial Assistant

Sanjeev Maharjan is an artist and art educator based in Kathmandu. He is Co-Founder of Drawing Room KTM, and a founding member of Srijanalaya.

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Jagdish Moktan

Curatorial Assistant

Jagdish is a visual artist who works independently and as part of Aakrit artist collective based in Bhaktapur, Nepal.

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Urmila Chaudhary

Curatorial Assistant

Urmila is a researcher, reporter and program presenter based in Kathmandu. 

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Tenzing Sedon Ukyab

Curatorial Assistant

Sedon is an arts adminitrator and collaborator who is passionate about Himalayan arts and antiquities. She is based in Nepal but works with artists and collectives across Asia and the US.

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Kathmandu Triennale 2077 was made possible by the generous support of various Sponsors and Partners
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