In 2012, my friend Robert Ochshorn and I had an interesting idea, which turned into the Monsoon Collective. We invited artists, engineers, and tinkerers to build interventions in and for the city of Kathmandu. The month-long collective was inspired partly by an impatience I felt in Nepal. There weren’t enough spaces or ways to
The month-end Monsoon Exhibition featured 13 projects from the 11 members and various collaborators. The collective has inspired a more permanent makerspace to form in Kathmandu; Karkhana.asia opened its doors in Winter 2012.