Art series sheds light on the marginalization of indigenous Tharus in Nepal
Ostracism. Artwork by Lavkant Chaudhary. Photo by Sanjib Chaudhary. Used with permission.Some castes and ethnicities have been and continue to be marginalizedin Nepal, and the Tharus, the fourth largest ethnic group in the country, are one of them. Through his art series ‘Masinya Dastoor’, Tharu artist Lavkant Chaudharystrives to tell their silenced stories by delving into the history of Tharu marginalization.Chaudhary citesa six-month art research project looking into the history of the Tharu people as an eye-opening experience into the one-dimensional stereotypes about his own community :All...