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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 …

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 …

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 …

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“WOMEN I KNOW: 01” – Sarnath Banerjee

Published in the October 2015 Issue of Vogue India Sarnath Banerjee crystallises cool women for Vogue India.

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“METAL GRAVES”: SHUMON AHMED – BBC CULTURE

Shumon AHmed When dead ships travel 30 September – 7 November, 2015 Born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Shumon Ahmed works in various media – video, photography, text, sound, installation and performance. He has previously exhibited at the Whitechapel Gallery in London …

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