FROM THE VAULT: A Photo Blog of Nepal by Democracy Chronicles author and political artist Scott Mansfield
Scott Mansfield's Photo Blog articles on Democracy Chronicles
The purpose of Scott Mansfield's Photo Blog is to provide candid images of life in Nepal's Kathmandu Valley during a period of transition. Author and political artist Scott Mansfield creates for Democracy Chronicles from Long Island, New York. Also, see other democracy-themed artwork at the Democracy Chronicles Political Art page.
Suburbia Preordained by Scott Mansfield: Utility poles outline the future suburban neighborhood soon to take over this block of land.
Eden Besmirched: This brick factory in the Kathmandu Valley, which allegedly employs small children, betrays the beautiful landscape
The King’s Shrine: A shrine at the house of the King of Nepal honors the various religions of Nepal
The Carpet Business by Scott Mansfield: A walking carpet salesman passes a group of men waiting for a wedding in Nepal in dusty street at daytime
Day of the Goddess of Education by Scott Mansfield shows an optional day of school still gathers a crowd as children bring incense in offering to the goddess of education
Temple Hill View, Kathmandu by Scott Mansfield: A Temple top hill outside Kathmandu looks down on the sprawl of the city in Nepal
Campaign Season by Scott Mansfield – In what I feel is a very Asian style the Nepali political campaigns employ drive-by propaganda blasted via speaker
Temple-Side Laundry by Scott Mansfield: A woman doing laundry by the side of the “Monkey Temple”
Temple nap by Scott Mansfield: A man prays or naps in the Chovra temple outside the K Valley