FIVE EMERGING ARTISTS FROM BANGLADESH – John Zarobell

Posted on 30 March, 2016 on Daily Serving

Shumon Ahmed. When Dead Ships Travel series, 2015; installation view. Courtesy of the Artist, Project88, Dhaka Art Summit, and Samdani Art Foundation. Photo: Jenni Carter

Shumon Ahmed. When Dead Ships Travel series, 2015; installation view. Courtesy of the Artist, Project88, Dhaka Art Summit, and Samdani Art Foundation. Photo: Jenni Carter

“In Bangladesh, the 2016 Samdani Art Award exhibition (one of seven shows that was part of the Dhaka Art Summit) provided a survey of some of the most engaging young artists working there. Daniel Baumann, director of Kunsthalle Zürich, selected thirteen artists from over 300 applicants. In his introduction to the show, Baumann wrote that he had the sense that “something was going on there” when he visited to meet the short-listed artists and curate the final exhibition. Looking at a handful of these artists will elaborate just what that “something” might be…”

Five Emerging Artists from Bangladesh

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The daughter product of Galerie 88, Kolkata, Project 88 was started by Sree Goswami. The 4000 square feet gallery is housed in a century old metal printing press. The gallery supports emerging and established artists in long-term relationships to facilitate understanding and awareness of their continually evolving practices within India and internationally.
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