In Honor of the upcoming
80th Birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, 7/6/2015
Special Offerings from the photokunst collection
We are honored to present special offers on compelling work by three renowned photographers who each have a profound connection to Tibet, collectively spanning seven decades. His Holiness the Dalai Lama has recognized the importance of the work of all three, in support of Tibetan culture, people and his occupied homeland.
HEINRICH HARRER: Limited Edition Portfolio
The only limited-edition portfolio ever produced from noted explorer Heinrich Harrer‘s archive of images of traditional Tibet shot between 1948 and 1951. As confidant and informal tutor to the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Harrer was afforded access to ceremonies and customs that had been rarely witnessed by Westerners. The ten included images represent a poignant visual essay of traditional Tibet that resonate with the historical significance of the twilight years of Tibetan freedom.
Phil Borges: Special “Tibetan Portrait” Collection
Beginning in 1994 Phil Borges traveled to Tibet as well as northern India and Nepal to interview and photograph Tibetans and Tibetan refugees in an effort to understand what had happened to them, to their country and their culture. These are some of the people he met from this deeply spiritual culture—everyone from the nomads of the remote Himalayas to the Dalai Lama himself—each committed to their unique Tibetan culture and to the practice of compassion in the face of ongoing challenges in their lives and occupied homeland. This special collection of hand-signed hand-printed black & white silver gelatin photographs is drawn from his book Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion.
INFINITE LIGHT: A photographic Meditation on Tibet
Infinite Light: A Photographic Meditation on Tibet is a visual poem of seventy-two color photographs of Marissa Roth’s impressions of Tibet, shot with some of the last available Kodachrome film, producing deep saturated color. Arranged in a continuous sequence, reflecting the colors of Tibetan prayer flags, the collection is akin to a walking meditation. Taken over the course of two separate trips, this project was the product of an abiding interest in Tibet and profound sense of spiritual connection to the people and the culture.