The Faculty of Fine Art (FFA), popularly known as Charukala, of University of Dhaka (DU) is celebrating its 70th founding anniversary this year. The leading art educational institution of the country was founded on November 15, 1948, by Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin. The institution has so far contributed much to the thriving art scene of the country and the world at large.
For two decades, Sumaiya Shimu has been charming audiences with her irresistible smile. Even though her presence on television has become somewhat sporadic, she will grace television screens with two special tele-fictions. She elaborates about them in this interview.
Drik, in partnership with Goethe Institut Dhaka, organised 'Flipside. Made in Bangladesh', a photography exhibition by German artist Sabrina Asche.