Bikalpa art cafe is holding a young Artists Studio Support Program (December
2020 – February 2021) which is a residency-like experience and an opportunity
for young artists to understand practical implementations of their practice in a
new atmosphere, working under the curatorial direction and producing work with
strong narratives. The first iteration’s selected artists are Pooja Duwal, a
graduate student of Kathmandu University and Subodh Subba graduate of
Sirjana College of Fine Arts.
Pooja Duwal is a visual artist based in Kathmandu, Nepal. She completed her
Bachelors in fine arts from Kathmandu University Department of Arts. Having
majored in Studio Art, she is passionate about telling stories around her through
the medium of paint. She is part of Aakrit Collective, an artists’ collective based in
Bhaktapur. She has also been teaching art at Drawing Room Ktm since 2019.
Furthermore, she is also keen on expressing her ideas through writing.
Subodh Subba is an art student pursuing his fine arts degree at Lalitkala
Campus. He completed his +2 from Sirjana college of fine arts. Subba is
passionate about drawing, sculpture and painting. He has participated in the Sirjana
watercolor workshop, The Buds XII annual exhibition and traditional
We will be holding several other programs as part of this event. Stay tuned!