DAS 2023 was a blast that left us with more appreciation and appetite for art. Two years will go by soon and before we know it, DAS will be back in 2025 hopefully, with a bigger burst of emotions, skills, and creativity.
The scenography for the project was made by Paris-based multinational architecture, art, and design group Golem. It has been created with the support of Harper Collins India. The installation invites visitors to enter a forest of enormous pages where scenes from the book stand as tall as trees.
Animation, games and performances your children shouldn't miss on the last day of DAS 2023 today
Visiting the DAS on its fifth day, I had a wonderful experience of watching this performance live. While walking through the gallery, I was fascinated by the thunder noises and the soft sound of raindrops hitting the ground. It took me a while to find the pavilion, and by then there was a small group of visitors circling the performance.
The Slavic fairy tales and Soviet stories formed a significant part of the childhood memories of people who grew up in the subcontinent from the 1960s to the mid 1980s.
For those who are especially interested in literature in book form, the first two floors of the exhibition hold treasures.
“We wanted to share the story in our native language, just the way we heard it from our elders", said Kanak Chanpa Chakma.
The sixth Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) is under way at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy presented by the Samdani Art Foundation with the theme of ‘Bonna’.