Dates: 21- 25 April 2015 Timing: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm Venue: Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur Oral History is recognised as an important field that has contributed to the inclusion of people who have been left out of official histories. Not only that, in the absence of archival documents, Oral History has been effectively […]
In 2011, Amanda Gurung submitted around 70 prints from her mother, Sumitra Manandhar Gurung’s collection to NPL. Later, Sumitra expanded the NPL collection by around 600 prints and negatives herself. Born in 2011 B.S. in Kamalakchhi, Kathmandu, Sumitra Manandhar Gurung is the CEO of Mahila Sahayatra Microfinance Bittiya Sanstha, a women’s cooperative that provides financial support to local microenterprises. The collection includes photos ranging from of her college excursions as a cultural geographer inside and outside Nepal in the 70s to her personal and professional life after college.