In developing countries like Nepal, boys and girls are very aware of the importance of being educated despite the lack of job opportunities in the country. In Nepal, a large number of NGO participate in funding education program, build and run schools in the Kathmandu valley or in var
The Gurung people are originally Tibeto-Burmese people, practising a Buddhism that has been influenced by Hinduism, but yet Shamanism is still an important part of their culture. They believe in the interaction with the spirit world through their environment. As part of an on-going pr
Late afternoon, Kancchi is having soup in her daughter home. I met Kancchi for the first time in 2009 before seeing her again in 2010 while documenting the life of Gurung in the village of Laprak. She always had something to share with me whatever it was food, snack or hot drinks. A l
Dabar Bahadur Gurung, priest at the church of Laprak, busy at making a bamboo mat Happiness is in the air down in the village of Laprak where the small community of protestants is gathered around Laprak church. They are waiting for the start of the Saturday morning service. A few days
Expressing myself between documentary and street photography, my work focus on long term projects because of the human aspect, but also to have better insight and understanding of a situation over time. Photography is a medium that allows me to explore the cultural and sociological aspects of life in order to understand the relationship between the people, their traditions/habits/cultures and their environment. In recent years I have worked on separate long term projects about the Medinas of Morocco and more recently the Yamuna river in India.