SHUMON AHMED – NEW CONCEPTUALIST OF BANGLADESHI ART SCENE – Selina Ting

Posted on 13 May, 2016 on CoBo Social

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

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

“Born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 1977, Shumon Ahmed came to international attention in 2014 with his photographic series Metal Graves, presented first at the Dhaka Art Summit in a show B-desh curated by French curator Deepak Anand, then at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India curated by Jitish Kallat. The public soon discovered the multi-facets of Ahmed’s work and its highly conceptualised treatment of the subject matters. The multidisciplinary artist tests the boundaries of different art forms through exploring and fusing the cracks between video, photography, installation, sound, performance and text to conceptualise ideas and stories that are seemingly contradictory, yet profoundly intertwined. His work with the camera and film has also been likened to abstract painting due to his experimental processing techniques with unpredictable results that yield the melancholic, often-blurred images with multiple exposures…”

SHUMON AHMED – NEW CONCEPTUALIST OF BANGLADESHI ART SCENE

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