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
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
The Gurung, originally Tibeto Burman people, live at the foot step of the himalaya range. Surrounded by some of the highest mountains on earth, Ganesh Himal, Buddha Hima, Machapuchare, like the buddhi gandaki river, the kali gandaki river, tell the sacred stories of a Buddhist culture
Gurung woman harvesting soya beans in the millet field, Laprak, Gorkha district Harvest time is usually around November. During my stay in Laprak, a Gurung village situated in the Gorkha district, I helped harvest soya bean. There were a few fields with soya bean plantations, but most
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.