Tenzing Paljor

Tenzing Paljor

In by Erik Pema Kunsang

Tenzing Paljor is a Tibetan photographer brought up and educated in Darjeeling, India. An itinerant traveler and a global nomad, Paljor for the past twenty years has lived in New Delhi, Kathmandu, Washington D.C, Manila, Kabul and Colombo. His work focuses on documenting communities and cultures in remote regions facing the disintegration of their traditional identities, values and way of life due to political conflict and encroaching modernization. Paljor works on multiple projects simultaneously that is long-term in nature.

He is currently based in Ulaanbaatar with his wife and daughter, and is working in a long-term project photo documenting Mongolia, the last nomadic culture. Website.