Virtual discussion on Art education
The 39th collection of ‘Kalaka Kura’ organized by Nepal Fine Arts Journalists’ Society (SOFAJ), held nearly on Thursday. The subject for dialogue was ‘Status Challenges of Art Education.’
Sujan Chitrakar, Associate Professor at Kathmu University’s School of Art, Center for Art Design Dr Ramesh Pokharel, Head, Fine Arts Campus, Tribhuvan University had been invited for the dialogue, moderated by Devendra Thumkeli, General Secretary of the Society.
Both of them confused on the necessity to make artwork training expertise pleasant in Nepal as per the necessity of present time. Likewise, they shared their views on the present state of artwork training in Nepal, its challenges future motion plans.
In the dialogue session, Dr Pokharel mentioned, “The lockdown attributable to the corona virus has made the educating of artwork very difficult. As it’s a sensible topic, we’re discussing tips on how to educate it on-line by different means.” Stating that the topic of unique artwork tradition must be included within the curriculum in Nepal within the coming days, Dr Pokhrel mentioned that the central, state native governments ought to carry packages within the college retaining in thoughts the significance of artwork. He mentioned that every one the schools opened in Nepal ought to educate artwork topics.
Moreover, Chitrakar mentioned that artwork training in Nepal must be made easy environment friendly with out making it sophisticated. He expressed the view that artwork training must be made simple sensible with out making it as sophisticated as earlier than. Chitrakar mentioned that Kathmu University has given extra emphasis on South Asian artwork numerous kinds genres of Nepali artwork. He added that the curriculum must be primarily based on numerous facets of artwork primarily based on Western Eastern beliefs.
Chairman Keshav Raj Khanal mentioned that the society began the controversy at a time when there was not a lot debate on artwork training in Nepal. He mentioned that the implementation of artwork training on the faculty stage would assist in the preservation of Nepal’s unique tradition heritage.