Priyanka Chowdhury

May 20, 2021
May 20, 2021

Shilpaguru Safiuddin Ahmed's 9th death anniversary: Behind the artist’s depictions of the colour black

There is more than a lifetime of knowledge to gain from master artists and their relationships with colours. Viewing colours through the eyes of great artists we often discover their passion and...

March 19, 2021
March 19, 2021

Sri Lanka’s tribute to Bangladesh on third day of ‘Mujib Chirantan’

Day three of “Mujib Chirantan”, the ten-day celebration of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of Bangladesh's independence...

March 17, 2021
March 17, 2021

Solo exhibition ‘Mon Pabaner Nao’ underway at Gallery Shilpangan

Gallery Shilpangan in Lalmatia is currently hosting artist Al Akhir Sarker’s first solo painting exhibition, titled “Mon Pabaner Nao - The Fairy Boat”. Whether it is life or stillness, fragments of...

March 16, 2021
March 16, 2021

Tanim Noor opens up about ‘Contract’

With two released web projects and one under way, writer-director Tanim Noor has been a recurring name on OTT platforms in recent times. His journey however, began more than a decade ago. In a chat...

March 16, 2021
March 16, 2021

Sufia Kamal National Public Library and Sporsho Foundation inaugurate Braille Corner

To inspire and aid visually impaired readers, The Sufia Kamal National Public Library, in association with Sporsho Foundation, inaugurated their Braille Corner yesterday. State Minister for...

February 20, 2021
February 20, 2021

Wishing Tree: Chobi Mela’s tribute to architect Bashirul Haq

Noted architect Bashirul Haq passed away in April 2020. He had designed DrikPath Bhobon, the venue for this year’s “Chobi Mela”. “Wishing Tree”, an exhibition featuring Haq’s seminal works, is...

February 18, 2021
February 18, 2021

Chobi Mela’s ‘Chapakhana Archive’ explores print revolution in Dhaka

In its array of collaborative initiatives, “Chobi Mela Shunno” introduced ‘Chapakhana Archive’, a research project. On the fourth floor of the DrikPath Bhobon, an excerpt of a nine-month project,...

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Pappu Studio brings nostalgia to ‘Chobi Mela Shunno’

`cMarking Solidarity Day, students of the ninth batch of Pathshala honoured Ashrafi, also known as the Chobiwala of Bihari Camp Bazaar at “Chobi Mela Shunno''. A temporary studio was set...

February 16, 2021
February 16, 2021

Sabih Ahmed and Sohrab Hura discuss shared ecosystems and geographic realignments at Chobi Mela Shunno

The special edition of Chobi Mela features a series of podcasts that include themes ranging from collective narratives to echoes of the 80s, thinking contexts, conversations and many more sharing...

February 13, 2021
February 13, 2021

What to expect from this year’s Chobi Mela

Titled ‘Chobi Mela Shunno’, the festival can be interpreted as an amorphous infinite space, or a home that runs parallel with all others.