Dharamshala : A new generation of Tibetan artists is trying to keep the Tibetan culture alive and popular using social media.
"A young #Tibetan artist Tenzin Gonpo has a beautiful way of promoting Tibetan culture through his excellent digital artwork of the traditional attires of the three provinves of Tibet, Kham, UTsang and Amdo in photo frames, stickers and bookmarks. #Artist #culture #representation", tweeted Tibet culture , a handle which posts interesting aspects of Tibetan culture and heritage. You can check out his works here.
Another name that the handle mentioned is that of Tenzin Metok, who is an outstanding Tibetan #illustrator who often works on both modern and traditional Tibetan attires. Tenzin Metok is a Tibetan freelance illustrator currently based in Mysuru,India. She is involved in a variety of illustrations that includes digital illustrations, branding work, logo designs, custom illustrations and fashion illustrations. You can check out her work here.
Social media is playing an exceptional role in the life of the Tibetans-in-exile community, enabling many people to reunite virtually with their kin in their homeland Tibet. Social networking has become a bridge between Tibetans in exile and in Tibet. Tibetan artists are using social media like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to share their artworks, and popularise Tibetan culture.
By Team TRC