Abir Abdullah’s ‘Climate Migrants of Bangladesh’ underway at AFD

A solo photography exhibition, titled ‘Climate Migrants in Bangladesh’ by Abir Abdullah, began at La Galerie of Alliance Francaise de Dhaka (AFD) in Dhanmondi recently. 

An artist through an artist’s eyes

In 1971, at the age of 17, Mamun photographed Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 3, 1971. “I didn’t know he’d make the call for independence on March 7, but I happened to have witnessed and...

Translating Sultan through medium and philosophy

Dinar Sultana Putul is a contemporary artist based in Bangladesh whose art practices focus on the quasi-scientific research and documentation of organic mediums and materials that explore various...

Bangladeshi artist Fawaz Rob’s artwork voted best in PenhArt International Exhibition

Fawaz Rob’s artwork, “Long Walk Home” was voted as the best entry among all participants at PenhArt International Exhibition. Jurors and audience voted his work to be the best among eighty...

Reminiscing Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin’s legacy

Today marks the 45th death anniversary of renowned painter Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin. As the founding father of art education and culture in the country, he strived to create opportunities for...

Shilpaguru Safiuddin Ahmed's 9th death anniversary: Behind the artist’s depictions of the colour black

There is more than a lifetime of knowledge to gain from master artists and their relationships with colours. Viewing colours through the eyes of great artists we often discover their passion and...

November 17, 2021
November 17, 2021

Abir Abdullah’s ‘Climate Migrants of Bangladesh’ underway at AFD

A solo photography exhibition, titled ‘Climate Migrants in Bangladesh’ by Abir Abdullah, began at La Galerie of Alliance Francaise de Dhaka (AFD) in Dhanmondi recently. 

November 16, 2021
November 16, 2021

An artist through an artist’s eyes

In 1971, at the age of 17, Mamun photographed Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 3, 1971. “I didn’t know he’d make the call for independence on March 7, but I happened to have witnessed and...

October 9, 2021
October 9, 2021

Translating Sultan through medium and philosophy

Dinar Sultana Putul is a contemporary artist based in Bangladesh whose art practices focus on the quasi-scientific research and documentation of organic mediums and materials that explore various...

September 4, 2021
September 4, 2021

Visualising the present through Anup’s art

How does your work comment on current social and political issues?

August 14, 2021
August 14, 2021

Celebrating the Bengal tigers through art

Self-taught artist Nazir Hossain is popularly known as ‘Tiger Nazir’, for his remarkable contribution to folk art, and paintings of tigers. He mainly works with the traditional medium of art, ...

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Painting stories from the hills

Jayatu Chakma from Rangamati portrays the struggles, insecurities, and uniqueness of the Jumma people through his art. His fascination towards art traces back to his childhood, as he started...

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

After MasterChef, Kishwar working with Michelin star chef Yomoda

Culinary sensation Kishwar Chowdhury is the first Bangladeshi-Australian to secure the third place in the internationally renowned cooking show, MasterChef Australia. She fought for the title of...

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

National Art Exhibition’s 24th edition begins today

The 24th edition of the National Art Exhibition 2021, a flagship art venture by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), will begin today (June 29).

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Indian news outlet mentions Bangladesh-origin MasterChef contestant Kishwar as ‘Indian’

An Indian media outlet has recently mentioned Kishwar Chowdhury, a MasterChef Australia contestant of Bangladesh origin, as an “Indian contestant”.

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Prachyanat to receive government grant

Under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, grants were allocated to 270 organisations from the fine arts and theatre sectors across the country, for 2020-2021. However, a number of prominent theatre...