6th edition of Dhaka Art Summit begins tomorrow02 February 2023
Entertainment Report :
Dhaka Art Summit, country’s largest exhibition platform
for art and architecture, will
begin on February 3. The sixth edition of Dhaka Art Summit
will be based around the Bengali theme of 'Bonnya' (flood),
said a press release.
The event will feature over 160 local and international artists. Topics like climate change and gender relations will be a key focus in this year's event-which will run between February 3 and 11.
On Wednesday, a press conference was held at National Art Gallery auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) to commemorate this year’s art summit. The Samdani Art Foundation’s Nadia Samdani, MBE and Rajeeb Samdani shared information about the upcoming event with the media.
The Dhaka Art Summit exhibition will be held at BSA’s National Art Gallery building. The nine-day event will include workshops, performance seminars, and a variety of exhibitions, as well as the participation of renowned art critics and collectors from around the world.
Salman F Rahman, the Private Industries and Investment Advisor to the Prime Minister, will attend the opening ceremony on February 3. K M Khalid, MP, State Minister of Cultural Affairs; Liaquat Ali Lucky, Director General of BSA; Nadia Samdani MBE, Director of Dhaka Art Summit and President of Samdani Art Foundation; Rajeeb Samdani, Trustee of Dhaka Art Summit and Samdani Art Foundation; Mohammad Shaker Shamim, Managing Director and CEO of Golden Harvest Agro Industries Ltd, and others will be in attendance on the opening day.
Among the artists taking part in the sixth edition of Dhaka Art Summit: Sumaiya Vali, Antony Gromley, Asfika Rahman, Vinodbihari Mukherjee, Bhasha Chakraborty, Chitraprasad, Daniel Boyd, Damasus Hacha, Faisal Zaman, Ganesh Paini, Ghazaleh Avarzamani, Habik Chuhen, Habiba Nowroz, Jamal Ahmed, Jaydev Roja, Jani Rusika, Kabir Ahmed Masum Chishti, Kamruzzaman Swadhan, Lala Rukh, Lapdiang Saiyem, Marina Perez Simao, Nabil Ahmed, Nazmun Nahar Kaya, Paul Taburet, Rupali Gupta and Prasad Shetty, Purnima Akhtar, Rafiqun Nabi, Safiuddin Ahmed, Sahej Rahal, Tanya Goyal, Veronica Hapchenko, Yasmin Jahan Nupur, Rizvi Hasan, Ganesh Pine and many others.