A nuanced look at Tibet through a landmark exhibition of newly commissioned work by 30 artists.
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It can be a challenge to wrap your head around the changes the world has seen over the last two decades: the heady economic highs of the nineties, the global financial crisis and the ripples it continues to send out, the astonishing strides made in technology, communication, and medical research. The news is dominated by the tragedies of war and terrorism, and political changes abound.
More than many of the years that came before, 2011 and 2012 were characterized by soul-searching. Like so many people and organizations riding this wave of history, we continued to feel the ripples of the economic crisis. This forced us to wrestle with what our priorities were, where our resources could go the furthest and make the biggest impact.
As Trace Foundation nears its nineteenth year, the few core ideas on which the organization was founded are stronger than ever. First is the appreciation and celebration of Tibetan culture.
The sixth issue of Trace Foundation's Latse Library's Newsletter, covering 2009–2010. This issue includes a special feature on the life of Alak Tseten Zhabdrung by Nicole Willock, as well as articles by Françoise Robin and an excerpt from Tsering Döndrup's new novel The Red Wind Scream.