Category Archives: Arts

A Guangzhou Time Capsule

Guangzhou is a very different city today, and in the transformation, I see a reflection of how the world around me has changed since I was a child. These photographs today form a time capsule, transporting me not only to … Continue reading

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Head Held High

I don’t remember ever entering the house by the front door. Ferdousi Priyabhashini’s house shared a wall with another favourite of mine, the much loved poet Sufia Kamal. Sufia Khala’s daughter Tulu (painter Saeeda Kamal) was also a dear friend. … Continue reading

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CALL FOR ENTRY Chobi Mela X International Festival of Photography, 2019

APPLY       Chobi Mela, the international festival of photography since its inception in 2000 has been the single biggest photography event in Asia and the first of a regular biennale, one that has become one of the highlights … Continue reading

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The Best Years of My Life

After its highly successful tour of the German Foreign Office during the Global Forum on Migration and Development in Berlin and the Global Media Forum in Bonn, the exhibition will now move on to the Commonwealth People’s Forum at the … Continue reading

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Embracing the Other

Shahidul Alam?s new show combats Islamophobia, extremism: The Punch Interview by Ina Puri   Apr 30, 2017 For celebrated Bangladeshi photographer, writer and curator Shahidul Alam, a just world is a plural space where many thoughts can coexist. His latest … Continue reading

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