Priyanka Chowdhury

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.

January 30, 2021
January 30, 2021

Musings with artist Ayesha Sultana

Ayesha Sultana, an artist based in Dhaka, is recognised across the globe. She sets herself apart through her practice that is uncommon in the South Asian context.

December 3, 2020
December 3, 2020

Experiencing Baseer in VR

Bengal Foundation launched their very first virtual tour of an ongoing exhibition titled ‘Baseer: An Eloquent Mind’ for the online audience. The online platform for the full-fledged gallery tour...

November 21, 2020
November 21, 2020

An ode to Feluda

It is no secret that Feluda was Satyajit Ray’s answer to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. Nonetheless, for at least three generations, Feluda has been a household name in most Bengali...