Lot #123 | Nomads Of Tibet

Nomads of Tibet by Sergey Melnikoff, a.k.a. MFF
Tibet. 2010
Camera Fuji Panorama GX617 / 105mm Lens

  • Size 69,9”x35,4” (170×90 cm)
  • Acrylic plasticization thickness 5 mm
  • Ready to hang | Ship in crate | Free shipping worldwide
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Lot Essay

Are you ready for a journey to the heart of Tibet? Come and discover the breathtaking photo panorama captured by Sergey Melnikoff. “Nomads of Tibet” is iconic photograph will take you on a journey to the highest mountain pass in Tibet, the Gyatso La, where you will witness the beauty, resilience, and spirituality of the Tibetan people.

Sergey Melnikoff, a.k.a. MFF, is a renowned photographer who has spent over 40 years capturing people from different nationalities around the world. His life’s work, the “Face of Mankind” series, consists of 10,000 portraits from 100 countries, and “Nomads of Tibet” is a proud part of this grandiose project.

The “Nomads of Tibet” is not just a photograph; it is a powerful and captivating portrait that captures the spirit and soul of the Tibetan people. It is a reminder of the rich cultural heritage of Tibet, and a testament to the incredible diversity and beauty of humanity.

The photograph was taken at the Gyatso La, a high mountain pass at an altitude of 17,125 feet (5,220 m) above sea level, located on the Tibetan Plateau. This pass is not only a physical obstacle, but it is also a spiritual one. It is a place of worship for the Tibetan people, who decorate it with flags, build pyramids of stones, and decorate them with yak skulls. Pilgrims stop at this pass to offer prayers to the gods, make sacrifices, and rest after a hard climb.

In “Nomads of Tibet,” we see the resilience of the Tibetan people, who have survived in tough and harsh natural conditions. In Tibet, spiritual food always comes first, and then bodily food. The photograph captures the struggles and the beauty of the people living in this remote land. We see a man gazing at the heavenly gods while a young woman prepares tea on a fire. The sacred flags and stone pyramids are a testament to the deep-rooted spirituality of the Tibetan people, and the backdrop of the highest mountains in the world is a testament to their resilience and strength.

In conclusion, “Nomads of Tibet” is a must-see photograph that captures the essence of Tibet and its people. It is a reminder of the beauty and diversity of humanity, and a testament to the resilience and strength of the Tibetan people. Come and discover this breathtaking panorama, and let it take you on a journey to the heart of Tibet.

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