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Jess, Naomi & Art Refuge UK
Kathmandu, Nepal
Define the word “Refuge”

We took a group from the Nepal Children's Art Museum out to explore they city. We took a walk around the local area and thought about all the interesting places high, low, open & public or hidden, that we saw. We chose a space to claim as our own for an afternoon and made our very own refuge within it from all the found objects we had collected and some extras from our very simple portable studio.

 
 


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