Priyanka Chowdhury

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...

October 30, 2020
October 30, 2020

Pracheta Ahana Alam: An outspoken, unapologetic storyteller

From a young age, Pracheta Ahana Alam was inspired to dream bigger, think of new possibilities and fight harder against self-doubt. In an intimate conversation, she share the stories of her life.

October 12, 2020
October 12, 2020

How did the art world adapt to Covid-19?

The coronavirus outbreak has brought the activities of art galleries and event spaces to an abrupt halt.

October 9, 2020
October 9, 2020

‘Bolte Pari Na Bolte Chai’, a supportive space for a heart-to-heart

To this day, mental health remains one of the most neglected subjects in developing countries like Bangladesh. Despite the sheer number of people living with traumatic experiences and mental health...

September 21, 2020
September 21, 2020

Curtains rising, cautiously

As I was walking into Prachyanat’s practice space, with my mask and gloves on, some familiar voices called out my name. For the next few minutes, it felt like I was back to my old theatre-going self.

September 19, 2020
September 19, 2020

40 Years of Ghuddi: Rereading the film and its enduring influences

After the First World War, Major Arthur Hurst filmed shell-shocked patients who returned from the war in France. War Neurosis (1917) pioneered as the first medical film about the treatment of...