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Sourav’s Eternal Existence

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Sheikh Arif Bulbon :
A solo art exhibition titled
Eternal Existence by artist Sourav Chowdhury is being held
at La Galerie of the Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in the city’s Dhanmondi area now.
The exhibition was jointly
inaugurated by Rupali Chowdhury, Managing Director of Berger Paints Bangladesh Ltd, Tehmina Enayet, Director of Gallery Cosmos, Biren Shome, eminent artist and Moninuddin Khaled, noted art critic. Bruno Plasse, Director of AFD, gave the welcome speech at the inauguration.  Sourav Chowdhury was born in Rajshahi in 1987. He received BFA degree in Painting and did his master degree in same
subject from the University of Development Alternative (UODA).
The instinctive similarity of human nature from the primitive era to modern time has always amazed him. Not that the gloomy, ghastly and grim qualities of human nature do not exist in his cerebration, but Sourav tries to bring lots of positive energy by using bright colours and the liveliness of the figures to create a pleasant vibe in all of his artworks.
For the last six years, Sourav has been working on a series of works titled Civilization creating an
environment of fantasy where mythological characters emerge
 in a playful mood that he
tends to overlap with
primitive cave paintings.
Another series called Eternal Existence is also about fantasy where the utopian gesture comes from his innate contemplation. He picks his figures from the Bengali folk art and draws them with the same motif,
the manipulation happens as a twist in the spatial overlapping with primitive cave art figures where the juxtaposition of the two seems to haunt one another. He always tries to bring forward his dedication, hard work and passion for creating images on paper so that the intricate details of line and form create
a depth of euphemism in his works. There are thirty five
artworks to be displayed
in the exhibition.
The exhibition will
continue till May 9. n

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