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12:00 AM, March 17, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, March 17, 2020

‘Ora Egarojon’ by BAW, 2020

Bangladesh Art Week's (BAW) Founder Niharika Momtaz and Co-founder Mohammed Mohsin, held another successful round of art exhibition this year, titled 'Ora Egarojon,' a female-led group art exhibition celebrating womanhood, at the Dhaka Gallery, Banani from 7 to 14 March, 2020.

The exhibition, which was open for all, had been unique in the sense that it celebrated womanhood in all forms, from creativity to their spiritual existence. Prominent artists, including Farida Zaman, Ivy Zaman, Dilara Begum Jolly, Rokeya Sultana, Kanak Chanpa Chakma, Preema Nazia Andaleeb, Ayesha Sultana, Tasneem Tariq, Salma Abedin Prithi, Farzana Haque and Rumana Rahman showcased their artworks, across the spectrum of visual arts, performing arts, sculptural installations, architectural installations, videography and photography.

The event was planned with heaps of interesting content, including a panel discussion by eminent folks of the society, titled "What story are you?" to an artist-led and female-curator led tour of the exhibition.

The showcase had been graced by the artwork of the leading and eminent women artists of Bangladesh, who have supported by bolstering diversity. At the end of the event, Momtaz revealed that she always wanted to uplift the arena of arts and culture in the society and hence the birth of BAW.

"Every year, we have a brand new theme for our exhibition and this year, it was 'Ora Egarojon' and 'Women Artists.' With this event, we tried to highlight the many aspects of women, their creativity, passion and successes. Next year, it will be something different. Keep an eye out for 2021," said the event organiser and art enthusiast.

 

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