Mumbai: This virtual exhibition shines the spotlight on the epochal shift due to the Covid-19 pandemic ‘Not an Imitation’ at Project88, curated by Rohini Devasher and Pallavi Paul provides artists a platform to creatively express their feelings By Pallavi Mehra …Read more..
The Stonebreakers at Warehouse421 was inspired by the historical and ongoing importance of maritime trade to the development of the port cities of the Arabian Gulf. The Stonebreakers bring together three recent projects by Shumon Ahmed, Ranjit Kandalgaonkar and Hira Nabi that focus on …Read more..
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 …Read more..
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 …Read more..
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 …Read more..