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Sounds of the Himalayas by Tom Vater and Willy Wysoudil (video)

Austrian painter and fellow chronicler of the world Willy Wysoudil writes about his 15 minute video clip from the Nubra Valley in Ladakh: “In the village of Diskit an archery competition is held for two days in July each year. Teams from several villages shoot bows and arrows at stationary targets before retiring to song and […]

The Sounds of the Himalayas – online

Austrian artist Willy Wysoudil and Tom Vater met on a roof top in Pokhara, Nepal a decade or so ago. At the time, Tom as recording indigenous music for the British Library and Wysoudil was photographing  and filming tradtional life for his installation art projects back in Austria. Willy and Tom liked each other’s work […]