Gaynor O’Flynn for Kathmandu Triennale 2017
Kathmandu Interactive Public Art Work
On March 22, over 200 people took part in ‘Kathmandu’ an interactive public artwork created in Kathmandu’s main Durbar Square by artist Gaynor O’Flynn. The people of the city of Kathmandu pledged to preserve the art, culture, and heritage of the city. They stepped as the artist turned the crowd’s words into circles of light and projected the work on this UNESCO world heritage site, Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Gaynor O’Flynn is a cross-disciplinary artist known for her ground-breaking work at the intersection of sound, art and technology. She describes herself as a nomad, both physically and in terms of her artistic practice. She works extensively in art for social change and founded Artists For Nepal at Venice Biennale 2015.
The interactive work will now be installed in Nanglos Cafe, Kamaladi accompanied by Limited Edition Prints all funds raised go to support the next exciting round of work in the city as the artist works with the crowd to build an interactive city art map mapping out the places and skills in the city that need preserving.