NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati is a photographer and curator based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Her work seeks to embrace themes such as change, identity, gender, and history within the context of ‘the New Nepal’. In 2007, she co-founded photo.circle, a photography platform that has facilitated learning, networking, publishing, and marketing opportunities for Nepali photographers. In 2010, she co-founded the Nepal Picture Library; a digital photo archive that strives to document a ground-up history of the Nepali people. And in 2015 she co-founded Photo Kathmandu, Nepal's first international photography festival.