7h 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...

Chobi Mela X: 2 decades of “persistence”

20 years of anything is a rather big affair. The 10th edition of Chobi Mela has just wrapped up. Here I look to the people who put it together year after year, and the matters that pushed its...

Thoughts about my father's paintings

Whenever I find something beautiful, I end up going back to the works of my father to judge that beauty.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

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...

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

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...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

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...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

‘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...

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Looking back on Manzoor Alam Beg’s legacy

‘Aalokchitracharjo’ Manzoor Alam Beg remains the most important figure in the history of photography in Bangladesh. He devoted himself in promoting photography education and popularising...

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

Govt takes over 300-year-old building in Ctg

The government has decided to take over a 300-year-old building located on Nazu Miah Lane at port city’s Patharghata for preservation due to its archaeological importance.

July 9, 2021
July 9, 2021

Ekushey Padak winning photographer Golam Mustafa no more

Eminent photographer Golam Mustafa passed away today around 9:30 am at his own residence, due to age related complications. He was 81 years old. He was the winner of the coveted Ekushey Padak 2018,...

July 19, 2019
July 19, 2019

Sanjoy Chakraborty’s journey with red

Laal Kono Rong Noy (‘Red is Not a Colour’), curated by Mustafa Zaman, is displaying the works of artist Sanjoy Chakraborty from July 12 to 25 at Dwip Gallery, Lalmatia. Sanjoy Chakraborty studied...

April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019
April 5, 2019
April 5, 2019

Development, but at what cost?

In a solo exhibition “Disappearing Roots”, Samsul Alam Helal explores the impact of gentrification in the Rangamati hill tracts.