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Himalayan News Service


Ashmina Ranjit held an open studio at NAFA, Bal Mandir, Naxal for a few days. At the informal event, there were many of Ranjit’s works on display spanning through her development as an artist in those years. Some landmarks in her experimentation with art, from gender-related topics to her installation are on exhibit. Ranjit has carved herself a niche in Nepali fine arts, having nurtured innovativeness and participation among the young. This open studio charts her own journey from portraits and figures to idealistic works. Some compositions that were featured in her ‘Hair Warp’ are also on display. That exhibition was a turning point for not only the artist but also the people who witnessed the event. Following that Ranjit worked on numerous works that focussed on the urgency for peace in the country.