Yearly Archives: 2015

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15 EMERGING ARTISTS FROM FRIEZE YOU SHOULD KNOW RIGHT NOW – Highsnobiety

Published on 4 November, 2015 on Highsnobiety Sandeep Mukherjee — Untitled (Pinwheel) The rich greens, orbiting circles and disruptive fluid shapes in Mukherjee’s piece can only be described as visually arresting, positioned as they are against a corner that exaggerated … Continue reading

When Dead Ships Travel #4, 2015, photographic digital print on archival rag fine art, 76 x 131 cm

Shumon Ahmed – “When dead ships travel”: Review by Shanay Jhaveri

Published on 29 October, 2015 on Frieze “The ship-breaking yards of South Asia – Gadani (Pakistan), Alang (India) and Baro Aulia (Bangladesh) – are not wanting for attention from artists, from either the region or the West. Photographers including Edward … Continue reading

Sarnath Banerjee: "Women I know:01", 2015

SARNATH BANERJEE AND HIS ECCENTRIC PANOPLY OF WOMEN – Anindita Ghose

Posted on 29 October, 2015 on Vogue “The graphic novelist and artist on why after years of creating two-dimensional women characters, he is increasingly drawn to the real thing—see the first entry in his directory of cool women, ‘Women I … Continue reading

Shumon Ahmed,‘When dead ships travel 5’, 2015

UNMISSABLE ART SHOWS – Deepanjana Pal

Posted on 28 October, 2015 on The Daily Pao When Dead Ships Travel at Project 88 Ship-breaking yards are not tranquil, dreamy places. In Bangladeshi artist Shumon Ahmed’s photographs, however, they’re transformed. Ahmed first visited Baro Aulia, one of the … Continue reading

Shumon Ahmed, 'When dead ships travel", installation view

FINAL VOYAGES – Pooja Pillai

Published on 20 October, 2015 in The Indian Express “Steeped in melancholy, Shumon Ahmed’s photographic prints of the ship-breaking industry in the Chittagong district’s Baro Aulia have an undeniable impact. The broken and rusted ruins of once-imposing freighters and tankers … Continue reading