95 Empire St. Fl.2 Providence
Lumbini World Peace Forum and Civil Innovation Lab
Event to support survivors of Nepal Earthquake
opening reception Saturday May 21st from 5-6:30 p.m.
Exhibition up May 24th – May 26th, from noon to 6 p.m.
Lumbini World Peace Forum and Civil Innovation Lab will be running Art Impact – Nepal – an International photo and photography exhibit. Paintings, thangkas, photos and handicrafts will be for sale at the show, and the proceeds will go towards building residential art studios in Lumbini and other damage villages to allow villagers to learn and make handicrafts to earn more money to rebuild their homes.
This exhibit at AS220 in Providence from May 21st to 26th, will feature art work by Dorjee Karmarong and Ajit Kumar, survivors of the Nepal Earthquake, and photos after the earthquake by Robin Low, co-founder of Civil Innovation Lab. There will also be handicrafts and products made by survivors living in temporary shelters in Nepal.
Artists from Nepal will be at the show, and they will talk about Nepalese art, and how the earthquake affected their art. They can also update on the progress on the Nepal earthquake recovery 1 year after.
Help empower disaster survivors by purchasing the artwork and goods they create. Support efforts to match local resources with global needs and capacity-building!