Our friends Sadhu-X & Deadline part of the Talking Peace Festival

The Talking Peace Festival is a unique arts and cultural platform organised by peacebuilding charity International Alert designed to engage people in the most urgent issues of peace and conflict around the world, celebrating the UN’s International Day of Peace on 21 September. Now in its second year, this year’s Talking Peace Festival will continue to showcase the power of words and creativity in resolving conflict.

Just read Nepali Times coverage of The Talking Peace Festival in London

#ART4PEACE is a global campaign from International Alert that uses the power of art to inspire conversations about peace and conflict issues around the world. Last week they opened The Talking Peace Festival that Nepali Times featutures in its latest issue.

Sadhu-X & Deadline aka Aditya Aryal & Shraddha Shrestha are among the 20 acclaimed urban artists, (some of whom are from conflict-affected areas as the organizers mention on their website) showcasing artworks inspired by peace in their cities.

 

Talking Sadhu-X

 

Choosing these two very talented artists and fantastic human beings is not a surprice me. I love their art and their company. They deserve all the exposure they can get – including the coverage in Nepali Times..

But at the same time I get really sad.

Every time the Nepalese Press writes about Nepalese art and/or art from Nepal it’s because of a charity event that has something to do with either war & peace, earthquake, political instablilty or powerty, or just because an (for the art completely irrelevant) ambassador or head of NGO has funded the exhibition and is inaugurating the opening it in honor of the press.

 

Talking Deadline

When does this Charity-Art-Nonsense stop?

When do the Nepalese art journalists and media editors find their pride and dignity and start focusing on what’s essential on the art scene instead of acting as the international Charity Industry’s puppets-on-strings?

When do they start to be curious and ask questions: What does this artist want to say? What does she have on her mind? Is he really good, or is he just copying what the world has seen before? Does she have the originality that has been passed on to her through generations? Is his art honest? Or is he just making art that he believes the ngo-art-organizers want to see? 

In other words: Stop just copying what someone dictates? Be critical? Start writing about the Nepalese art from an art point of view – not because of an agenda dictated by a random NGO employee or an art-entrepreneur who has found the end of the rainbow?

 

If things continue as they do now, I predict the death of Nepalese art

If the artists continue focusing on all the charity issues, the art scene will only last as long as the charity world pays.

What will be left when the refugee situation becomes so big that the European countries are forced to stop supporting an inferior country like Nepal where 50 years support hasen’t improved anything?

Well let me suggest.

1) A lot of artists that have forgotten to be artists because they have been doing workshops and art somebody else have told them to make. 

And

2) A lot of so called art exhibitions and art projects that only lives in the Reports the charity industry needs to document their achievements.

That’s it!

 

The only truely Nepalese artist that the world will have then is is a few artists from way back like one of my favorites Lain Bangdel – a unique artist who’s art blossomed in a world without charity (remember?). Lain’s art is truly universal and at the same time flavoured with his strong Nepalese background/tradition/culture heritage. Right now I can’t see a new Lain Bangel in Nepal. He – and his few contemporaries – don’t deserve this.

 

Of course Lain Bangdel is old fashioned

But his art has the quality and originailty that lasts… So do the Nepalese artists I know – their talents also have potential to last. But it takes attitude, patience, hard work and luck to exploit the talent.

SO ARTISTs – I am not telling you to stop getting involved in charity. But let your art be the main priority. Keep your integrity – focus on your (he-)art and give the finger to the older generations that have made your life so miserable. Give the finger to the establisment…. Or just give the finger. You have the potential to ‘make it’ if you want – so use it. And to your families – Don’t worry the kids will all being part of the establishment in the future – artists always do that:-)

And please have some dignity – I get so angry when I hear event organizers referring to you as: some of whom are from conflict-affected areas. Why don’t I read: We’re really proud to have artists like X&D who have set new Nepalese standards and reached all corners of the world through their truely original art…. You are NOT animals rented out from a Developing Country Zoo!!

AND TO THE PRESS – you have a huge responsibility. Artists and their art are the tools that meassure the state of the nation. In the history of art the artists have used their art to provoke and/or be against the establishment (and difinitely NOT being part of it).

And very often the artists are supported by the press whose interest it is to uncover the same establishment. Together you can set the agendas where changes grow from… just remember the 60’ies and 70’ies in the west.

The way you are covering the local art scene is like pissing in a dessert… pardon my French. 

Thomas Tingstrup currently in Lisbon.

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The biggest part of Nepali Times coverage is the release of Peace Tracks.

I know the story in Nepali Times is about an event – but instead of focusing on the two Nepalese artists and their art and being critical about their art and participation, they spend more than half of the coverage on the release of Peace Tracks.

I don’t know about you? I really like the music.

But one thing that tricks me.

The release doesn’t exist in the music press. It s actually very difficult to find press coverage of the release in any media. Considering the line up it should at least have a short mention in Billboard, Pitchfork, NME & Rolling Stone or the other industry media that always mention media darlings Duran Duran & Black Sabbath. And not even AR Jahman is  covered by the Indian edition of Rolling Stones (the one we can buy in Nepal). In that respect I really have to give credit to the editor. Nepali Times is the only newspaper that has given the Peace Track as much coverage as in the article this Friday…

I hope I am wrong – but I predict that the release wont live longer than the event. Definitely not as long as Shraddha’s and Aditya’s art.

 

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Art@Tings. What, Why & How?

We’re involved in art and culture because we can’t help it

When Annette & Thomas Tingstrup started Tings Tea Lounge & Lounge Hotel in Kathmandu back in 2010 they found the local art scene exciting. But after a year in Kathmandu they found most of the art and culture events very boring.

 

Most of the art & cultural events that we have experienced in the years we’ve lived in Nepal have been money machines for the local organizers behind. Only on very few occasions have we witnessed new interesting art and culture, that thrills us. Otherwise there is always an organization and/or an Embassy involved who have another agenda compared to the involved artists.

To create and express their passions is far from the performing artists primary goal. To get fast access to the huge international culture funds is what most of are going for – in order to cover their materials. Where is the anger, the humor, the desperation, the sex and all the other teelings and emotions young artists around the world are dying to get out? We can’t see in the art! That’s why the Nepalese art scene is boring and predictable.
Annette & Thomas

 

Art@Tings believes that art and culture is at least as important as food, water, medicine, education and the other areas the international programs focus on

Neither Annette nor Thomas are art specialists – and never pretend to be. They just love art and culture and the people behind.

They are art lovers with a huge experience as ‘users’ from thousands of exhibitions, concerts, movies, theater performances, shows etc from all over the world.

Through their many artist & gallery friends from all parts of the world, their more than 30 years of experience in working with creative and creativity, and their hands-on involvement in art and culture projects, they also have a good behind-the-scenes insight.

So they are not afraid of challenging the local art scene. They know at least as much about the Nepalese art industry as the best galleries and cultural professionals in Kathmandu.

Art@Tings is the platform they use for their art and culture involvement.

 

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Art@Tings meets TingsTing: Art Pashmina by Christian Lemmerz

 

Art@Tings grew from from Tings Tea Lounge & Lounge Hotel in Kathmandu in Nepal.

 

Tings Tea Lounge & Lounge Hotel – or just Tings as travelers call our small premises in Lazimpat – is a business concept we created 15 years ago during our 12-month around the world trip.

In 2009 we left Copenhagen to execute this idea that by then had developed into a very detailed and operational business plan.
Thomas

 

The core idea behind Tings is to set up a small Hotel Business where Annette & Thomas employ talented young boys and girls to run the place, based on same business principles they know and used in the business world.

 

Almost all foreign businesses here in Nepal are subsidized. Tings is NOT. We don’t want to and we don’t need it. Actually money is not that important here. 95% of all the Danish subsidized B2B projects we have witnessed the last 15 years don’t exist anymore. Not because of finances – but because the business plan either didn’t exist or was too bad. What Nepal needs is good business plans.

When we came to Nepal there were more than 500 hotels & guesthouses in the valley.

Still it took us less than a year to establish ourselves without help from guide books, with out agents and without traditional marketing. Tings is based on a detailed and very operational business plan including a positioning strategy focused on a gap, we saw in the market. Our communication strategy is PR & Online only.

It was very easy. So we just did the same kind of planning for Art@Tings – made a plan.
Thomas

 

At first sight Tings is a small casual Hotel and Lounge. But there is another side to Tings, that most guests don’t know about.

 

Tings is the platform we use for our involvement in developing and nurturing young talent: In the local Start Up Business Environment, The local art & culture scene, the local media world or any of the other areas where we feel we have something to share and sufficient experience & insights to make a difference.
Annette

 

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ReConceptionsOfJazz – 18 free concerts in Kathmandu not only introduced the Nepalese crowd for the almost on known EDM/Jazz genre. ReConceptionsOfJazz also opened the local art activists eyes for how to create a festival for very limited resources – and in NO TIME.

 

Art@Tings wants to inspire and motivate the local art & culture scene

Art@Tings uses lots of resources on helping local creative talent with their art and cultural projects. They also create their own cultural projects. Art exhibition by international artists that Annette & Thomas feel is needed in Kathmandu, music they miss or just things they experience during their travels and which could as well be happening in Kathmandu.

 

That is our way to inspire others.

We create our own projects because we hope the local art & culture scene understands us when we say that we find Kathmandu very boring.

But we also want to show everybody how easy it is to create a festival or an event without funding and interference from organizations and embassies.

You can say we give them a loving kick in the ass.
Thomas

 

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Thomas was desperate. He wanted to see DIG – the documentary about Brian Jonestown Massacre – on a venue in Kathmandu. To do so he had to create an event. Kathmandu International MusikFilmFestival was created and executed in only 3 months, The first event in Nepal that was marketed without marketing costs. Social Marketing only!

 

In the years Art@Tings has been operating in Nepal, the company has taken the initiative and created a number of groundbreaking projects such as: ReConceptionsOfJazz, Kathmandu International MusikFilmFestival, ArtPashminas by TingsTing as well as a number of other minor secret events within genres Nepal would otherwise never get access to.

Visual Art means a lot to Annette & Thomas and represents a big part of Art@Tings activities

It took Art@Tings more that two years before they made their first art exhibition with local art only. And another two years to establish Art@Tings as a small, but serious alternative to the few established galleries in the Kathmandu.

Exhibitions like Prasad@Tings and Imagine@Tings are not only among the best selling art events in Nepal for young local art. They are also the best exposed art events locally and internationally.

And with the Copenhagen Art Space Limbo’s local version LimboNepal Art@Tings set new standards for Curating, Creativity & Creating.

 

Sophus Ritto

What happens if you bring artists from two different parts of the world together and give the 100 % freedom to create art?

 

No Fucking Sponsor – the art and the exhibits are ours!

No Fucking Sponsor – Thomas’ favorite tagline from the Danish music business in the 80s – is what guides Art@Tings in their doings. Not because they are afraid of sponsors – not at all. Actually they work together with sponsors in their own projects. Both local Brands and Media are curious and very interested in whats going on internationally and want to get involved in their projects. But they only work with sponsors who accept the artistic integrity 100%.

 

When we work with visual artist we need to get the energy back to them. Give them 100% freedom to create what they are passionate about without fear of interference from others.

That’s only possible if we nobody else has a say. So no sponsors
Thomas

 

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If somebody asks us we help. So did BBC & DR

 

You may think that it’s about your heroes, and that’s OK. But why don’t you think big? To me Prasad is a Manifestation of a Generation. Call it that – the press will love it.

Thomas’ advice to Sadhu-X from ArtLab when they asked if Art@Tings would help them with their Prasad Project.

Prasad@Tings is not only the best selling art project to date. ArtLab’s manifest was spread around Nepal with the help of a unified press.

 

Art@Tings involvement is always deliberate and considerate. Everything is based on experience, knowledge and insight

Virtually all foreigners in Nepal are here through an Embassy, an NGO or a company. And most of them are on fixed-term contract.

Annette and Thomas came there alone, with their business plan and more than 25 years of professional experience from the international business world, specializing in media, marketing and start-up culture. Everything that they have been doing during the years they have been in town, is funded by themselves.

 

Our international business experience & our work with communication, art & culture together with our more than 6 years in Kathmandu is quite unique in Nepal. We don’t know others who have the same.

At the same time we are 100% independent – we do not have a diplomatic career or a future position in an International Organization to take into account. And we fund everything ourselves… .

Everything we create is not only honest – it is also based on our experience from our cultural work through time, our knowledge of art and culture and not least our insight into the Nepalese culture – so if it doesn’t work it’s not because we’re not well prepared. But most important – we only work with people we like.
Annette

 

The reason why it took so long, is simply that the Nepalese art scene – as seen with their international glasses – is rather dull

According to Art@Tings there are 5 reasons for that:

    1. The university & art academy ‘educates’ too many artists.
      Compared to the talent pool and the commercial art market the art institutions educates too many artists. There are simply too few art buyers for all the so-called artists, and the creative industry is too small to employ those who will never make it as artists.

 

    1. Art Education is a far from the international standards.
      One crucial thing is missing at the university: Art History. The subject simply does not exist the way it does outside Nepal. So unless the students familiarize themselves with the subject, they are lost.

 

    1. The commercial art market lacks professionalism.
      Galleries, as we know them from the rest of the world, do not exist. The existing galleries have no profile and work without direction. They do not have neither the necessary art insight, nor the relevant international art contacts to make a difference for the artists.Their strength lies primarily in contacts to the international government funds as well as contacts to the ‘Charity Funded’ Projects in other countries.

 

    1. Professional and educated Art critics don’t exist in Nepal
      The biggest problem on the local art scene is the lack of art critics who know enough about art to give serious criticism, set the art in perspective and see it in an international and/or art related context.This was most recently expressed in Sophia Pande’s grotesque article about Aditya Aryal’s Kumari article in Kathmandu Post 7 February 2015.

      Sophia Pande neither understood what the art was about nor the Aditya Aryal’s references to the culture he is a part of. Still she manage to convince the editors to give her almost one page for her nonsense. Very, very embarrassing. (Read Thomas comments to Sophia Pande’s article here).

      Most often the reviews are an endless list of names of celebs attending the opening and other banalities.

 

  1. Here are too many unqualified money
    We must make one thing clear. The foreigners working with art and culture have a lot of good intentions and honesty.Unfortunately, this is far from enough in a country like Nepal where everybody cheats. In addition to a minimum of insights in the local art & culture scene, it is an absolute must to know what things cost:

    If you do not know what it costs to rent a camera crew, make a website, rent a sound system, the price of Image Awards (the country’s largest media event) or a taxi ride from and to Thamel, it is impossible to figure out the budgets you receive. And if you don’t know the family relationships in Nepal, it is impossible to figure out how people write out bills to them selves or a family member.

    We don’t know anybody in the local NGO, iNGO and diplomatic world who have that insight. And the bills & budgets we have seen are scary. The international charity industry has been throwing money around to such an extent that the artists’ focus has shifted from creativity, initiative & artistic drive to a How-can-we-get-money-from-the-embassies-fast approach. The whole art scene knows how easy it is to get hold of the money… so you really can’t blame them.

    We have witnessed this so many times. Last time was during our Limbo Start-up-meeting between Sophus R and the small team of young Nepalese artists.Where do we get money for materials was the opening question from the Nepalese boot.

    Maybe we should get some ideas first was Sophus’ resolute reply. Then he got the team together and they disappeared out in the streets of Kathmandu to collect all the junk, that ended up being the key elements in their art
    Thomas

 

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According to the Nepalese Embassy in Copenhagen The Nepalese Night at Cinemateket in Down Town Copenhagen was the biggest promotion of Nepalese Movies ever.

 

Today is the culmination of 4 years with Art@Tings

Today the new Art Space Anexet in Kerteminde, Denmark Opens. One of the performers is Aditya Aryal who managed to find space in his travel schedule to join this event between his successful performance at the Viborg International Billboard Festival 2015 on June 13th, and his opening of FaceOff Jazz on the July 3rd in Copenhagen.

Art@Tings used the opportunity – and his 90-day visa to Schengen – to make a small European Gallery Tour so he can introduce himself on the European Art Scene. Networking is crucial for his career.

 

Aditya’s visit and tour is a huge event for our Art@Tings project. It marks a new phase for our art involvement, where we hopefully will be able to help other artist who we believe have the talent, out in the world. And at the same time we hope to get more interesting art and projects to Nepal all those who don’t get out in the world.

When we work with local art and artists we always work for free. And we never charge royalty or rent for our art space. So it was a very important milestone for us when Aditya Aryal received the invitation to the international art event in Denmark. Then we knew that our way of thinking is right. And that Art@Tings is a platform from where we can help other talents we work with We’re very optimistic. Annette & Thomas

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Art@Tings involvement in a few headlines

  1. This is why we find art and culture interesting/relevant
    • Art and culture inspires and motivates and is, in particular, the voice of the youths (music, fashion, art, film etc)
    • The younger generations need something or someone to look up to and show them the way. When the artists are good, they are role models for the new generations.
  2. All art involvement must be based on the artist’s two main interests
    • To be able to make a living from his art
    • To maintain his artistic integrity.To ensure long-lasting success optimizing the tension between these two parameters is essential.

       

  3. What we are looking for is everything that affects us from the neck down.
    Or to quote Charles Bukowski: If you got them by the balls their hearts and mind will follow.

    • More specifically: we go after universal emotions, attitude, new, different, unexpected, elements and expressions that puts things in new perspectives.
  4. Our specific contributions, when we involve ourselves are:
    • We motivates & inspires at all levels.Through hour-long conversations with curious and information-hungry art practitioners who want to know more about everything new within the topic

      Through the exhibitions and events that we implement without regard to what normally will be arranged. Activities featuring the kind of and culture we miss from Copenhagen, Berlin, Lisbon, Seoul and other places where we get our inspiration.

      By involving ourselves directly in the projects – doing everything from distributing flyers, to putting up sound and light up and cleaning up after the events. And by showing the effect of Social marketing and how easy it is to do yourself at no cost … We do this by designing blogs, writing content, creating profiles on relevant platforms, even by shaping the debate and much, much more.

       

  5. We host & promote:
    • We are so privileged to have a space. We use Tings Tea Lounge for some of the events that require a venue. We not only makes it available for free – we pay for the snacks and drinks as well.Finally we are responsible for the marketing and press. Again to show how little it takes – and how easy it is to make.

Annette & Thomas

 

PRESS RELEASE: Aditya Aryal on a small European Art Tour

On June 1st the 5th Viborg International Billboard Festival opens in Viborg, Denmark.

Aditya Aryal is among the 10 artist the jury invited – among hundred applicants from all over the world  – to create new billboard painting inspired by the theme: The Human Body: action, emotion, communication.

 

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Aditya Aryal’s invitation to the Billboard Festival marks a small break through in our work. He will not be the first artist we help getting to international exhibitions outside Nepal.

I’m sure he will make the European art scene look out  for other Nepalese artists.
Thomas Tingstrup, founder and driving force behind Art@Tings

 

Art@Tings is not a gallery. It’s an Art Space

Back in 2010 Thomas & Annette Tingstrup created Art@Tings to have a ‘platform’ for all the projects that grew from the creativity & energy around Tings Tea Lounge & Lounge Hotel in Kathmandu.

They focus internationally in all their projects: An International Music Film Festival, international DJ/Jazz Festival, international Art Pashminas, work shops etc. In 2010 Art@Tings joined forces with culture entrepreneur Torsten ‘Metalstein’ Hvass and managed to set up the very successful and sold out Nepal Night Film festival in Copenhagen, Denmark where Arpan Thapa and Murray Kerr participated.

 

We are not gallery-people. We just love art. When Tings was up and running, the art and culture projects just happened around us. And without really knowing how, we just got involved with the art scene.

It was soon clear to us that some of the problems that creative people were struggling with was something we might be able to help them out with – through our personal art experience and our many friends around the world.

Now Art@Tings is our small way if contributing – we work for free and don’t charge royalty for the artists sales.
Thomas Tingstrup

 

If you want to make a living from your art, you need a bigger market – you have to get contacts outside Nepal. The only way to get that is by visiting galleries, art buyers and art people. That’s Art@Tings’ focus!

 

Aditya Aryal’s invitation to the Billboard Festival marks a small break through in our work. He will not be the first artist we will help getting invitations to exhibitions outside Nepal. I’m sure he will make a good impression and make the European art scene  look out  for other Nepalese artists.
Thomas Tingstrup 

 

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Photography by Stephen Freiheit

Aditya Aryal’s European tour is a break through for Art@Tings.

 

Aditya Aryal’s participation in the Billboard Festival is the result of 5 years of focused work on promoting talented Nepalese Artists internationally.

Since the first show NoNameNoThemeJustArt back in 2013 Art@Tings have followed a handful of young local artists whom – they believe – have what it takes to make it outside Nepal.

 

Since we met Aditya for the first time during the NoName exhibition we’ve followed his works. We never invite artists to collaborate – the initiative must come from themselves. And that what was Aditya did when he returned after the NoName show as the creative driving force behind the very successful Prasad@Tings in 2013. Since then we’ve supported him as much possible.
Thomas Tingstrup

 

Art@Tings never interfere in the artists creative works. The artists integrity & freedom-to-express means everything to their art. But when asked Thomas and Annette’s they never hesitate and always come up with constructive and serious feedback and critic.

 

With our more than 35 years love and involvement in art and culture we feel we have something Aditya needs to grow as an artist. We hate the think-about-their-situation-developing-country-nonsense we hear a lot. Living as an artist is tough – in Nepal and in the rest of the world. No artist gains anything by being ‘nice’. So we’re always very tough in our criticism. And that sometimes hurts – Aditya will probably agree in that. And I’m sure that he also will agree that once he got used to this open and honest way of communicating, things work. 

For the last 5 years we’ve had hours of hours talks (and chats during our travels) about art, music, literature, food and life in general. We have gained a lot from these talks – and we’re sure he has done that too.

So its a huge privilege to us helping him to Europe. Being invited is already a big achievement for him.
Thomas Tingstrup

 

The Billboard Festival kicks off Aditya Aryal’s 3 month European tour.

When Aditya finish his participation at Viborg International Billboard Festival on 15 June he will continue to Copenhagen to do another show during the Copenhagen International Jazzfestival that opens on July 3rd.

 

After the Copenhagen shows Aditya will travel to Oslo in Norway. We haven’t had time to set up an exhibition there – but we will try to arrange one or two meetings with galleries, so he gets a chance to present himself and his works.
Thomas Tingstrup

 

Finally it looks as if something will happen in Lisbon in Portugal before Aditya Aryal returns to Kathmandu. Art@Tings has discussed the possibility with one of the new happening galleries.

 

It’s very short notice – but the curators love what we’ve shown them and are very keen on doing something. Hopefully we will be able to set up a pop-up art event here before Aditya go home. He will be very busy!
Thomas Tingstrup

 

 

 

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Have been chatting with Veerangana Solanki – she loves LimboNepal

Two days ago Veerangana Solanki came by LimboNepal.

Vee was headlining Siddharta Art Gallery’s workshop: INTRODUCTION TO CURATING WITH VEERANGANA SOLANKI

To day she left Kathmandu – she was actually at the airport at the same time as us – but in a different part of the airport. So we couldn’t talk face to face. In stead we chatted… via Facebook.

She liked what she saw at our LimboNepal art space in Tangal…

“it was lovely to meet you and also to see the space – I think it’s amazing to develop a dialogue between these two cultures, we did speak with Sophus about his experience here and the interaction with the other artists. It’s a shame I’ll miss the opening on Friday, since I’m leaving for India in a few hours – but I will follow what’s happening on your blog….”

 

Sometimes its so difficult to live in Nepal – Tings comment to Sophia Pande’s Art comment in today’s Kathmandu Post.

Its embarrassing to see how stupid people can be.

Instead of keeping quiet about her lack of knowledge Sophia Pande flashes her own ignorance in the most laughable way in today’s Kathmandu Post.

Rape me. is a reference to the track of the same name by Nirvana from In Utero (hence the motive) One of the most important albums from one of the most influential bands in recent times….

Dear Sophia: You really can’t blame the Aditya if you don’t understand his art.

If Nepalese artist’s creativity-space is limited to ‘what people in Nepal already knows about’ the country – and its art scene – ends up being more stupid and boring that it already is.

Rape Me was not commissioned – it was conceived Aditya during #Occupy Baluwatar. This took me a couple of seconds to find out online…

 

Next time somebody doesn’t understand a piece of art

Instead of flashing ones ignorance I recommend that the spectators stop up and spend the necessary time getting into the art. Maybe the artist is more clever than you. Maybe he or she did do some thinking… maybe he or she has a gift for you.

That’s what art is for… making people curious…

 

Love

 

Thomas Tingstrup

 

RAPE ME

 

Rape me
Rape me, my friend
Rape me
Rape me again

I’m not the only one, Aaah
I’m not the only one, Aaah
I’m not the only one, Aaah
I’m not the only one, Aaah

Hate me
Do it and do it Again
Waste me
Rape me, my friend

I’m not the only one, Aaah
I’m not the only one, Aaah
I’m not the only one, Aaah
I’m not the only one, Aaah

My favorite inside source
I’ll kiss your open sores
I Appreciate your concern
You’re gonna stink and burn

Rape me
Rape me, my friend
Rape me
Rape me again

I’m not the only one, Aaah
I’m not the only one, Aaah
I’m not the only one, Aaah
I’m not the only one, Aaah

Rape me! (Rape me!)
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RAPE ME - IN UTERO