Remembering Nepal Today…Apr 25, 2016
Light on and through a few of the innumerable often unseeable cracks caused by the massive April 25, 2015 Gorkha Earthquake and months of aftershocks.
Six months later, these images are what I sensed seeing the deep damage and tenuous rebuilding in Kathmandu, Gorkha and as far away as Dolpo District Nepal. The resilient Nepalis had cleaned and cleared much but lack supplies and funds for the massive rebuilding that is needed. What was visible were piles of rubble, bamboo scaffolding around heritage sites, frightfully thin support beams, tarped refugee camps and cracks everywhere – cracks that broke apart families, lives and heritage and revealed what the tangible and intangible walls could not… These images are the half-toned versions of the black and white images in the album Outer:Remembering on this website. The halftones offer a glimpse into the rich colors of Nepal.
Healing and repair are as constant as impermanence – please support Nepal, our Earth and fellow beings however you can.
“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” -Leonard Cohen