18h ago| Art & Design

Emmy-winning artist Rubaiat Habib reflects on his journey

Rubaiat Habib from Bangladesh is one of the members of the ‘Character Animator’ team that won an Emmy last year, in the technology and engineering category. Currently living in Seattle, Rubaiat...

Painting stories from the hills

Jayatu Chakma from Rangamati portrays the struggles, insecurities, and uniqueness of the Jumma people through his art. His fascination towards art traces back to his childhood, as he started...

6d ago| Art & Design

Commemorating Frida Kahlo’s life through an immersive experience

Frida Kahlo, one of the most famous and recognised Mexican painters in the contemporary art scene, recently got the immersive installation treatment with a dazzling light show at her hometown in...

1w ago| Art & Design

‘Shafiqul Islam: The Secret Art of a Mysterious Artist’ underway at Mrinmoy Art Gallery Chattogram

The solo exhibition, titled “Shafiqul Islam: The Secret Art of a Mysterious Artist", was inaugurated at Mrinmoy Art Gallery in Chattogram, recently. The exhibition, showcases the works of...

Artists out of focus: how’re they doing?

FDC has always been associated with glamour, fame and success. However, the people who enliven the screen, the unsung heroes, known as junior artists or supporting actors somehow remain out of the...

New book, ‘Good Touch Bad Touch’, unpacks sexual abuse awareness for children

Good Touch Bad Touch, written in Bangla, is a 30-page book filled with stories, illustrations, and charts that are designed to be emotionally interactive for parents and their children; the prose...

Shaheen Akhtar and Shabnam Nadiya’s ‘Beloved Rongomala’ to be published by Eka, Westland Publications

Shaheen Akhtar’s 'Beloved Rongomala', translated from the Bangla novel, 'Shokhi Rongomala' (Bengal Publications, 2015), by Shabnam Nadiya, will now be published by India’s Eka...

3d ago| Books

A Brief History of Silence: A Delicate Relationship between Risk and Beauty

A Brief History of Silence (by Manu Dash) was an enjoyable read on my silent rooftop spanning a silent week. But as I sat on the silent table for a review, I sat amazed and brooding. The poet must...