The Changtang, infinite expanse of the Tibetan plateau at 4000 meters

Enrico Dell’Angelo
26 february 2022

Galleria Alessandra Bonomo is pleased to present Portraits of India and Tibet, a photographic exhibition displaying about fifty photographs taken by Enrico Dell’Angelo during his stay in Tibet and during his travels in India and Bhutan.

Press Release

Yarchen Gar is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Nyingma school.
Most of its Tibetan and Chinese residents are nuns. By the end of 2019, more than half of their residences had been demolished by the Chinese authorities.
Yarchen Gar is located 4000m above sea level in an isolated valley of Pelyul County, 400km west of Chengdu in Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.
The monastery is dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan Buddhist culture.

The road to Golok prefecture, passes at 4500 meters of altitude.

Young nomads from eastern Tibet, with packets of tea, watch a horse race.

A small building with a prayer wheel and an offering of flags to local deities on the Tibetan plateau.