Project Description

Analogue photography (Kulunge villages, Eastern Nepal, 2000)

An artwork inspired by the sacred oral tradition of the Kulunge Rai of Nepal, as recounted to the author by the living voice of one of the most renowned old shamans of this ethnic group.

One day, the aged shaman Sancha Prasad Rai told me the story of his people. The story that even today the elders of the Kulunge Rai tribe hand down orally from generation to generation, under the name of ‘riddum’.

the book