15 years of iPhone: Evolution in photography

This week marks 15 years since the iPhone first went on sale and ushered in a new era: the age of the smartphone.

Shahidul Alam, Munem Wasif, Tanzim Wahab appointed curators of Bienniale für aktuelle Fotografie 2024

Renowned photographers Shahidul Alam, Munem Wasif, and Tanzim Wahab have been named curators of the Bienniale für aktuelle Fotografie 2024.

Bangladeshi nature photographer Firoz wins UK’s RHS Award

Asker Ibne Firoz, a passionate nature and lifestyle photographer has won UK’s 5th edition of the “Royal Horticulture Society (RHS) Photographic Competition 2022” award in the creative category.

Bangladeshi photographer Pinu Rahman awarded at Paris Prix De La Photographie 2021

Pinu Rahman’s photo story “Lost Childhood” has secured an award at Paris’ Prix De La Photographie 2021 competition.

Ghartera’s ‘In the Terrains of Fear’ expresses that art is for everybody

Ghartera is a curatorial project that challenges the mainstream narratives of art through their collaboration with artists from diverse backgrounds, and experimentation of innovative forms of expression. Their second edition kicked off with the group show, “In the Terrains of Fear”, at Lalmatia, Dhaka, on September 17, 2021.

‘Imaginary of the Common: 50 years of Sultan’s Oeuvre’ opens at Bengal Shilpalay today

The exhibition, titled “Imaginary of the Common: 50 years of Sultan’s Oeuvre”, opens at Bengal Shilpalay’s Quamrul Hassan Exhibition Hall in Dhanmondi today. It showcases the works of one of the most influential artists and early pioneers of modern art in Bangladesh.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

15 years of iPhone: Evolution in photography

This week marks 15 years since the iPhone first went on sale and ushered in a new era: the age of the smartphone.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Shahidul Alam, Munem Wasif, Tanzim Wahab appointed curators of Bienniale für aktuelle Fotografie 2024

Renowned photographers Shahidul Alam, Munem Wasif, and Tanzim Wahab have been named curators of the Bienniale für aktuelle Fotografie 2024.

April 1, 2022
April 1, 2022

Bangladeshi nature photographer Firoz wins UK’s RHS Award

Asker Ibne Firoz, a passionate nature and lifestyle photographer has won UK’s 5th edition of the “Royal Horticulture Society (RHS) Photographic Competition 2022” award in the creative category.

March 26, 2022
March 26, 2022

Moududul Alam’s exhibition ‘Hridoye Amar Bangladesh’ underway

In celebration of the Independence Day of Bangladesh, renowned photographer Moududul Alam’s exhibition, “Hridoye Amar Bangladesh” is currently underway at Safiuddin Shilpalay, Dhanmondi.  Moududul Alam is also the founder of Chattogram Photographic Society.

February 18, 2022
February 18, 2022

Star photojournalist Amran Hossain receives Bangladesh Press Photo Award

Amran Hossain, The Daily Star's senior staff photographer, has received Bangladesh Press Photo Award -- in the Picture of the Year 2021 category -- today.

February 7, 2022
February 7, 2022

Sabekunnesa surprised, elated to see herself on newspaper, seeks support

Eighty-five-year-old Sabekunnesa, a widow who collects iron scraps from a dumping ground for survival as she was deserted by her children, was surprised and happy when she saw herself on the front page of The Daily Star.

December 10, 2021
December 10, 2021

Documenting birth of a nation

Marking the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh's independence, Samdani Art Foundation and Centre for Research and Information (CRI) inaugurated a solo exhibition titled, "Witnessing History in the Making: Photographs by Anne de Henning" at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy today.

December 9, 2021
December 9, 2021

Exhibition featuring never before displayed photos of Bangladesh in 1971, 1972 opens tomorrow

Marking the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s Independence, Samdani Art Foundation and Centre for Research and Information (CRI) are set to launch an exclusive solo exhibition tomorrow.

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

Photography exhibition 'Wellness of Bangladesh' underway at BUHS

With the objective of highlighting the importance of health systems and the healthy environment of Bangladesh, the photography exhibition, "Wellness of Bangladesh”,  is underway.

November 21, 2021
November 21, 2021

Photography exhibition launched in Dhaka

A photography exhibition with rare photos -- “UK 1971: People’s Solidarity with Bangladesh’s Liberation” -- was launched yesterday, marking the