Visual Artist, Dhulikhel, Nepal
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Rabindra is a multi-disciplinary visual artist based in Kathmandu, Nepal; his artistic practice is mainly concerned with humanity and connection. Most of his art is directly conceptual based. He utilizes a myriad of disciplines and various mediums and processes like drawing and painting, site-specific, photography, installation and collaborative/ interactive process to artistic intervention. The collaborative line art project (Line-the Soul of the Universe / Line and Connection), Composition and Heritage and connection (Heritage series) and Humanity (Fingerprint series) are some of his noticeable series in Nepali contemporary art scene.
Shrestha is the recipient of Harvard (South Asia Institute) Visiting Artist Fellowship 2017 and secured the National Fine Art Award – 2019 including the National Special Awards three times from the National Academy of Fine Arts. His works have been exhibited throughout the National Fine Art exhibition (Eleven times), Kochi-Muzirise Biennale 2014 (The partner project: The Reading Room), and Asian Art Biennale-2016 and 2108 (Bangladesh), 10th India Art Fair-2018, the eighth Beijing International Art Biennale- 2019. As well as his Heritage and connection titled artwork has been used in post stamp from the Chinese government in 2019. Shrestha received his 4yr Bachelor of Arts (Studio Art) from Kathmandu University, Centre for Arts Design. 2yr Intermediate in Fine Art from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. In addition, a one-year Film making course from Kantipur Film Academy, Nepal.