Leigh Miller is the Director of Academic and Public Programs at Maitripa College, a Buddhist graduate school, where she also teaches. She has been an anthropologist of modern Tibet and essayist and curator of contemporary Tibetan art. Her dissertation, Contemporary Tibetan Art and Cultural Sustainability in Lhasa, Tibet examines independent artists’ contexts, practices and discourses in contemporary Lhasa to argue that art impacts cultural identity, representation, and transmission, and serves as a pioneering practice of cultural sustainability in post-Mao Lhasa.
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HIMALAYA, the Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies: Vol. 36
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.macalester.edu/himalaya/vol36/iss1/6