Category Archives: Phil Borges Blog

Phil Borges | Interview on Travel with Rick Steves

Lake Yihun Lhatso, 19.5 x 38.5 inches framed (12 x 32 inch image)

If you have attended one of Phil Borges talks you will know what a wonderful storyteller he is. Borges’ knowledgeable insights and passion for his subject matter bring a deeper depth to his already powerful photographs. In a recent interview … Continue reading

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Phil Borges | The Birth and Evolution of TIBET A Culture on the Edge

Jinzhu Road went from being a 2 lane road to a 6 lane divided highway in 15 years

Due to the popularity of Phil Borges’ TIBET: Culture on the Edge we are extending the online exhibition to November 6th, 2011.  In addition to the post below by Phil Borges more online features will be added this week.  Keep … Continue reading

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Phil Borges | Tibetan Landscapes

Borges_Nomad Camp on Yellow River

For those of you familiar with Phil Borges various photographic projects, you will know him to have an uncanny ability to capture portraits that linger with the viewer. His subjects meet us eye-to-eye and provide a glimpse of cultures and … Continue reading

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Phil Borges | Video preview of TIBET: Culture on the Edge

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In his newest book TIBET: Culture on the Edge, photographer Phil Borges introduces readers to Tibetans as individuals rather than an anonymous part of a remote ethnic group. His first-hand interviews and portraits illustrate how dramatic development, climate change, and … Continue reading

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Phil Borges | Artist Lecture + Book Signing

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Phil Borges Artist Lecture & Book Signing TIBET: Culture on the Edge Thursday, October 20, 2011, 6:30 – 8:30 The Waterfall Building, 205 – 1540 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC $15      Register now $50      Copy of Tibet: Culture on … Continue reading

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Phil Borges’ Field Notes

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  Tenzin Gyatso, 59 I arrived in Dharamsala two days prior to my appointed time to meet with the Dalai Lama and make his portrait. His secretary had selected an area on the front porch of the Dalai Lama’s residence … Continue reading

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BRIDGES to Understanding

BRIDGES to Understanding is an extensive international project and website created by gallery artist and photographer Phil Borges. For many years, while Borges was taking photos of the indigenous people of the world, his dream was to connect young people … Continue reading

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