Epiphania Visuals has organised an international group art exhibition titled Gender is a Performance at Epiphania Micro Gallery in Lalbagh, Dhaka. To mark the International Women's Day, the exhibition was inaugurated on March 8.
Through the exhibition, artist and researcher Dipti Rani Datta, also a lecturer at the Department of Oriental Art, University of Dhaka, is encouraging the audience to question more. She collaborated with Shaik Faizur and Moon Moon Alam Khan, to promote gender fluidity. Re-searching on the lives and works of Sheikh Mohammed Sultan (popularly known as SM Sultan), along with six national and international artists, Dipti wants to ask the many questions, including:
What do you think about your position in the gender binary and its role in reproduction? Is power patriarchal? What is patriarchy?
The six other participating artists at the exhibition are Kaur Chimuk (India), Rasel Rana (Bangladesh), Fenia Kotsopoulou (UK, based in Greece), Taxi (India), Jordan Aswad (Bangladesh), Renu Hossain (UK). The exhibition, opening from 3 pm to 8 pm will conclude on March 18.