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  • Pakistani artist Shahzia Sikander’s video installation, which is a major attraction of the summit. — Ali Hossain Mintu

  • Shilpa Gupta with her artwork.

  • Artistes of the Music Department of Dhaka University present people’s songs at the programme on Wednesday. — Ali Hossain Mintu.

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The greatest show on South Asian art begins

Pakistani artist Shahzia Sikander’s video installation, which is a major attraction of the summit. — Ali Hossain Mintu
The greatest show of the South Asian art will begin today at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The three-day Dhaka Art Summit will display a ‘panoramic survey’ of over 250 artists from South Asian countries including Afghanistan... Full story

Plight of enclave people in artwork

Shilpa Gupta with her artwork.
The Mumbai-based experimental artist Shilpa Gupta has displayed her work commissioned for the Dhaka Art Summit featuring the plight of people living in enclaves along the Bangladesh-India border — a problem that as remained unresolved between... Full story

Jahangirnagar Theatre holds 5-day fest

Jahangirnagar Theatre has organised a five-day theatre festival to mark its 34th anniversary which began at the university campus on Wednesday. The organising troupe will stage three plays and the drama and dramatics... Full story

Inter-university short film festival begins at NSU

The third inter-university short film festival began with the participation of 57 short films at the recreation centre of North South University on Wednesday. Cine and Drama Club of the university has been organising the festival... Full story

Singers present evergreen songs at Bangla Academy

Artistes of the Music Department of Dhaka University present people’s songs at the programme on Wednesday. — Ali Hossain Mintu.
The leading singers entertain hundreds of audience presenting evergreen songs everyday at the open air concert organised at the Bangla Academy during the ongoing month-long Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela. On Wednesday, artistes of Dhaka... Full story

AROUND THE TOWN

Exhibition Concepts of Space and Rabindranath Tagore By: Samit Das Time: 12pm to 8pm Date: February 06 to 12 Venue: Alliance Francaise de... Full story


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