May 24, 2015 |

Hit Man Gurung Recipient of the 2011 Australian Himalayan Foundation Art Award, Hit Man Gurung has a Master’s in painting from Tibhuvan University. Gurung was one of three Neplai artists selected to participate in the international art festival, Denmark Images Festival 2013. He also participated in the International Artists Residency programme at the 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, USA, in 2013, and was one of the participating Nepali artists in the Dhaka Art Summit in 2014. He is co-founder of the contemporary art space ‘Artree Nepal.

I Have to Feed Myself, My Family and My Country This is a series of 12 paintings that depict desires, dreams, and the hopes of migrants who leave their homeland to toil hard in foreign countries, seeking better lives and standards of living. These paintings show the current situation of Nepal, where thousands of youths are migrating to foreign shores with dreams of a better chance in life.


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