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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 …

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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LOOKING FOR THE FUTURE AT FRIEZE LONDON – James Loks

Published on 16 October, 2015 on ArtSlant “Looking around an art fair with a fixed criteria is an amazing thing. I’d recommend it to any visitor as a tool to cut through the vast amount of work that will pass …

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SHUMON AHMED: SHIPWRECK SHOCK – Payal Khandelwal

Published on 14 October, 2015 in Open Magazine “The monstrous presence of the decaying, dying ships on the shores of Chittagong in Bangladesh appear in sharp contrast to the people working there who seem like Lilliputians in front of the …

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