Interconnected Affection an art exhibition by Sabita Dangol

Aug 8: GG Machaan, Pulchowk, has the solo artworks of visual artist Sabita Dangol ‘Interconnection Affection’ on display. The exhibition, which started from Monday, explores Dangol’s conjugal life on canvas.

Dangol has dedicated the exhibition to her husband by showing deep interconnection with between the couple through her paintings. Among the artwork on display, ‘Symbiotic life’ is a reflection of her conjugal journey. The background also portrays the symbolic unification of two souls. It is represented by placing banyan and peeple leaves, showing the unification of Laxmi and Narayana as per Hindu mythology.

The artist has chosen comb as the central motif for the painting as it is meant to free tangled hair. With the comb, she has symbolically tried to represent ways of solving problems to encourage positivity and harmony. The exhibition comprises a total of 13 paintings and eight drawings and is slated to continue till September 5.

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Sabita Dangol born is a visual artist based in Kathmandu, Nepal. She holds MFA degree in painting from Tribhuvan University in 2013. She is the recipient of ‘National Fine Art Special Award’ during National Fine Art Exhibition hosted by Nepal Academy of Fine Art in 2017, Awarded from Camlin Art Foundation in Kolkata, India in 2010, ‘Kumari Honors of Fine Art’ by Kumari Publication and JCI in 2010, First prize in ‘creative week’ Tri-Chandra College in 2009, Second prize in Lalitkala Award by NFSU, Lalitkala Campus in 2008. She has participated in various group shows and workshops including Nepali Magic, featuring Art and Impressions from Kathmandu and Himalayas VA USA ,‘Nepali Pasal’ the Nepali Shop at Asia Kula Kula ring Asia Culture Center Gwangju South Korea, ‘Imago Mundi: Nepal Legends’ A Luciano Benetton collection exhibition at The Taragaon Museum, ‘Shraddhanjali’ Asia Level Art Show by Artist Association of Orissa India, International Watercolor Festival in Nepal , 8th, 9th &10th edition of Park Art Fair in Nepal, Botanical Illustration Workshop by Royal Botanic Garden Edinburg at Kathmandu Contemporary Art Center (KCAC), Graphic design workshop at Kathmandu University by Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar and Lasanaa, CRACK International Art Camp in Bangladesh, ‘Techne Kala: enriching art practices through research’ by Lasanaa, ‘Space+ Body as a material’ by Tony Schwensen KIPAF’17 Kolkata India, ‘Art for Nature’ Relief fund for Wildlife Victims RFWV & Eba at Panchase Kaski, ‘NCELL Kaala Jatra’ Paper mache masks making workshop by Kathmandu Contemporary Art Center, ‘ Free the life within you’ Painting workshop by Ted Barr at Kathmandu Contemporary Art Center. Recently, her painting has been selected in ‘18th Asian Art Biennale’ to be exhibited in Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh & also in the prestigious ‘The India Art Fair 2018’ at New Delhi representing Nepalese artist from Nepal Art Council Gallery. She has three solo exhibitions to her credit including ‘Insight of Foliate’ at Nepal Art Council Gallery, Kathmandu in 2012 , ‘…of life that does not freeze’ at Patan Museum, Lalitpur in 2013, and ‘Solemn Odyssey’ at The Taragaon Museum in 2016.




Participation in India Art Fair 2018

Participation in India Art Fair 2018 at NSIC Complex, Okhla, New Delhi, India
Nepal Art Council (NAC) at Kathmandu, Nepal has successfully attained with its third participation at India Art Fair 2018, 9-12 February 2018. The Nepal Art Council at India Art Fair builds on the success of past editions of each year. Nepal’s Participation at the fair is coordinated by Mr Sagar SJB RAna, Vice-Chairman, Nepal Art Council and curated by Swosti Rajbhandari Kayastha, Curator at Nepal Art Council and have showcased the art works of 7 artists- Chirag Bangdel, Jeevan Rajopadhya, Mekh Limbu, Rabindra Shrestha, Sabita Dangol, Sujan Dangol and Sunita Maharjan.
India Art Fair has been a unique platform which is perfect for artists to showcase their ingenuity and for art connoisseurs and enthusiasts to appreciate it. Founded in 2008, the India Art Fair is not just an exhibition of art but a representation of a cultural community that continues to break new ground. This year the gallery has featured 78 galleries from 18 countries offering unrivalled access to new and exciting art from India and the region.  India Art Fair was organised with presenting partner BMW from Ferbruary 09-12 at NSIC Complex, Okhla, New Delhi, India.


Performance Art


Re-energize is the concept of my performance, performed during Kathmandu International Performance Art Festival held on 19th-22nd September 2016, the festival was organized by Bindu space for artists’ in association with NIPAF, Japan and with venue partner The Taragaon Museum, Boudha, Kathmandu.

In this Performance with my concept, I am  trying  to communicate the idea of energy that we everybody have with our self. The device charger has been used in the performance tied in the hair that retells the connection with the head means the external energy for wisdom. The performance in quite related with the ultramodern time that everybody is tied with the external energy. So this performance tries to sense that we should value our own energy.

Photo courtesy : Rabin Kaji Shakya, Bindu Space for artists’ , The Taragaon Museum