Call for Applications – TRANSFORMATION – A Waste-to-Art Competition

We’re holding a competition, to create art from waste, in the Kathmandu Valley, at The Taragaon Museum.

All artists are invited to apply!

Competition Details:

Phase 1:
– The competition will take place at the Taragaon Museum, Kathmandu, from the 10th till 31st of March, 2019.
– From the applications, eight artists will be selected to take part in this competition.
– The artists will work on-site at the Taragoan Museum to create their work. Basic tools, and waste material, will be provided.
– Along with their work, the artists must also propose a concept drawing for a larger work, that can be created in the art park of Sagarmatha Next.
– After completion, all the artworks will be displayed at the Taragaon Museum for a week.

Phase 2:
– A Jury will select two artists, who will be invited to Sagarmatha Next, to create their artwork.
– Sagarmatha Next will sponsor all the costs during the project period in Khumbu.
– The two selected artists will also be hosted for the grand opening of Sagarmatha Next in September 2019.

If you are interested in being a part of this competition, please submit the following, to Roshan Mishra at
– Artist’s Statement – one page max.
– CV/ Short Biography – one page max.
– Project Proposal – one page max.
– Portfolio of relevant works

For more information please attend the information session on the 28th of February, 2019, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, at the Taragaon Museum, Kathmandu.

We look forward to meeting you then, and answering all your questions!
In the meantime, you can get in touch

For details about Taragaon Museum, please visit

Best Wishes,

The Sagarmatha Next Team