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My Second Life in Tibet

BY ARAHMAIANI FEISAL

An unlikely collaboration shows how art can cross all borders, in the interests of environmental sustainability

A young monk in Yushu, China, 2012. Photo courtesy Arahmaiani Feisal.

I never dreamed of visiting Tibet. If not for the 2010 earthquake in Yushu, I probably would never have visited the place where I met the Buddhist monks and lamas with whom I would then collaborate. Yet, as a conceptual artist with an approach that emphasizes process rather than product, creating works that are often dubbed “experimental,” it has…

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