Saroj Mahato

Saroj Mahato & Alan

Film-maker, and alternative arts promoter. Initiator and director of the Bikalpa Arts Centre (Pulchowk, Kathmandu), Saroj has for a number of years been a leading promoter in Kathmandu and Nepal of the importance of alternative arts and the equality and social transformation / social justice agenda they are particularly renowned for.

Saroj is the NIAP’s Nepal section’s lead for the programme’s equality & empowerment component, and will in the year and years ahead be developing both film work as well as, through the NIAP Bikalpa Arts Centre partnership, working to support art and artists exchanges, amongst other projects including a ground-breaking real-time film project that will link artists and the creative communities of the UK and Nepal to explore shared interests and issues.