Puspa Gajmer will be among many artists to take part in “Until Name Becomes Prayer,” Monday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m. at Summit Artspace. The event, which will feature Samoan immigrant, poet and arts educator William Alfred Nu’utupu Giles, is free and open to the public and will pay homage to “every indigenous and immigrant mouth that had to become a history book.” The night is sponsored by Summit Artspace, local artists, local organizations, and community members from all over the country.
Your Organization: Himalayan Music Academy
Your Medium: Music
How do you describe yourself?
“I’m a simple person with social thoughts and feelings. I always like to do good deeds for the community and needy people of the community to support, uplift and work together.”
What is an object that describes your art and your work?
“Himalayan tunes with different typical Nepali instruments like madal, sarangi, Tabla, Harmonium and murchunga will describe my art and culture of the work or identity who I am and how is my culture.”
What are some projects you’re working on lately?
“There are various projects, but most crucial is trying to get a school van so many of our community’s people and kids will attend the advantage of the classes. I am also working on fundraising for the ‘North Hill Music Festival’ and Law Class.”
Why did you choose to be a part of “Until Name Becomes Prayer?”
“It’s always important to be united, or to have hand-to-hand to reach the destination. So, working together makes us successful in arts and cultural sectors.”
What excites you in your work?
“Working together with different communities and people, and when I know I’ve helped them.”
What are you looking forward to?
“I’m looking forward to strengthening my aims and objectives to give my best community services to the kids and adults.”