Michael Yamashita enjoys the irony in a makeshift warning sign outside Derge Parkhang, an institution (in the town of Derge) dedicated to preserving Tibetan texts.Photo: Michael Yamashita Michael Yamashita enjoys the irony in a makeshift warning sign outside Derge Parkhang, an institution (in the town of Derge) dedicated to preserving Tibetan texts.Photo: Michael Yamashita
Michael Yamashita enjoys the irony in a makeshift warning sign outside Derge Parkhang, an institution (in the town of Derge) dedicated to preserving Tibetan texts.Photo: Michael Yamashita
Tibet

Tastemaker: Michael Yamashita, photographer

Photographer Michael Yamashita is chronicling Tibet's uniqueness before it vanishes, writes Christopher DeWolf

Topic |   Tibet
Michael Yamashita enjoys the irony in a makeshift warning sign outside Derge Parkhang, an institution (in the town of Derge) dedicated to preserving Tibetan texts.Photo: Michael Yamashita Michael Yamashita enjoys the irony in a makeshift warning sign outside Derge Parkhang, an institution (in the town of Derge) dedicated to preserving Tibetan texts.Photo: Michael Yamashita
Michael Yamashita enjoys the irony in a makeshift warning sign outside Derge Parkhang, an institution (in the town of Derge) dedicated to preserving Tibetan texts.Photo: Michael Yamashita
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