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Completed research project

Title / Titel Himalayan Drawings
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Summary / Zusammenfassung "Himalayan Drawings by Robert Powell" is the provisional title for an exhibition project initiated by Prof. Dr. Michael Oppitz of the Ethnographic Museum Zurich. The exhibition will show a great variety of drawings by Robert Powell executed between 1976 and 2001 in Ladakh, Mustang, the Magar-area, Gyelthang, Kathmandu valley, Swat and the Kalash valleys. It will concentrate on different aspects of visual anthropology, art, ethnographic drawings and photography. The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalogue dealing with a wide range of topics including vernacular architecture, visual anthropology and material culture.
Publications / Publikationen Earth Door Sky Door - Paintings of Mustang by Robert Powell. 1999. London: Serindia

in work: Himalayan Drawings by Robert Powell. Ed. M. Oppitz. 2001. Zuerich: Voelkerkundemuseum

Keywords / Suchbegriffe Himalaya, Nepal, Pakistan, India, Ladakh, Visual Anthropology, Art, Ethnographic Illustration, Material Culture
Project leadership and contacts /
Projektleitung und Kontakte
Prof. Dr. M. Oppitz (Project Leader)  
lic. phil. A. Isler
lic. phil. M. Kind
Funding source(s) /
Unterstützt durch
Duration of Project / Projektdauer Jul 2000 to Jun 2002