Framing Women's Rights in Nepali Street Art



July 28, 2021



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Charlotta Salmi, « Framing Women's Rights in Nepali Street Art », German Historical Institute London Blog, ID : 10670/1.grlw78


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If you walk down the streets of Kathmandu, you can’t fail to notice its vibrant street art scene. When I first visited the city in 2018, I was taken aback by the juxtaposition of heritage buildings and slick urban iconography that defined the capital and its environs. Outside the Zoo in Patan, for example, a long grey wall is adorned with girls’ hand-prints. The prints flow from the pen of a schoolgirl, painted in her uniform, drawing on the wall with her back to the viewer. Above her, the En...

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