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Following Butterflies: A Conversation with Milan Rai

Following Butterflies: A Conversation with Milan Rai

Apr 28, 2020-- Milan Rai is a self-taught Nepalese contemporary visual artist. A self-described failure in school, he now sees the world as his studio. A moment of serendipity set him on his path. Inspired by a butterfly that alighted on his paintbrush in the middle of a challenging project in 2013, Rai began cutting out simple white butterfly shapes from paper and thoughtfully arranging and affixing them to surfaces in his hometown of Kathmandu -- including on trees, bridge pillars, walls, and dilapidated buildings. His signature work, the White Butterfly, started as a simple project in his studio and has evolved into a powerful symbol of global expression, inviting change and interaction in more than 40 different countries across the globe. He shares more from his stunning journey in this interview. (2325 reads)

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Take ActionTake a little time to think back. What things did you love doing when you were a child. Have you overlooked these things in your life? Carve out time to return to them now, even if in a very small way. For more inspiration check out "Portrait of an Artist", a short video interview with Rai. [more]

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