Dhaka has always been the cultural hub of this country. A diverse group of artists calls this metropolis their home, or their artistic work revolves around the city. In order to ensure a space for creative minds to develop and grow their brand, connect, and engage with fellow like-minded individuals and market their creations to interested clients, an event — Dhaka Makers 2023 — is scheduled to be arranged between 24 June and 27 June at Aloki, 211 Gulshan-Tejgaon Link Road.
Art has the power to move us, inspire us, and give us a new perspective to things we normally wouldn't have. Whether you’re a long-time art enthusiast or someone who’s just starting to explore the world of art, there’s always something new and exciting to discover. In Bangladesh, there’s loads to look out for when it comes to art.
300-year-old temples in Bangladesh at risk of being lost to history
The first of its kind Bangladeshi decentralized high fashion and art NFT digital space, ‘meta moina’ was launched during a ceremony at Bistro E Club Room in Dhaka recently. Bangladeshi Web 3.0 fashion label 1972ninteenseventytwo introduced this future shop concept as NFTs are increasingly becoming popular as a way to buy and sell digital artwork.
The third edition of Ora Egaro Jon, presented by Bangladesh Art Week, a voice of Bangladesh’s art industry that provides a platform for emerging and established artists to showcase their artwork in an international context, brought together internationally renowned and established Bangladeshi artists alongside invited younger artists. Bangladesh Art Week introduced A.R.E (Augmented Reality Exhibition), a collection of portable generative art showcasing the work of 11 female artists at Dhaka Gallery, a concept that brings together some of the best generative art in South Asia, offering a uniquely immersive art experience.
With an aim to create substantial social change, Dhaka Memory and Mongol Deep Foundation organised ‘Letters to the city’, an exhibition combining art, architecture, and gender politics.
Bipasha Hayat, a gifted artist who has explored different dimensions of arts and culture, speaks about her philosophy of life, her thoughts and her career in a recent interview with Rafi Hossain.