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Drik’s 25th Anniversary

The dot matrix Olivetti printer was noisy. The XT computer came without a hard drive: two floppy disks uploaded the operating system. When the electricity went (as it often did), we had to reload it. Our bathroom doubled as our … Continue reading

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Launch of Shifting Gravity in Venice

Book Launch: Shifting Gravity A Discourse on Biennials May 30, 2013, 6:00pm-8:00pm Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal, Crozzola Hall, Venice, Italy The Gwangju Biennale Foundation is pleased to invite you to the launch of the book Shifting Gravity on the 30th … Continue reading

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Portfolio Reviews at Chobi Mela VII

Have your work critiqued by the world’s top professionals during Chobi Mela VII Portfolio review will offer you an opportunity to meet with eminent photographers, curators and editors for useful advice and guidance on their works and careers. Participants will … Continue reading

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Christopher Pinney to Attend Chobi Mela

Christopher Pinney Lakshmi Photo by Christopher Pinney Christopher Pinney Christopher Pinney – Discussion: Archiving project in India Saturday, 26 January, 4:30PM, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Christopher Pinney – Workshop: Transformations in the History of Photography 28-29 January, Speed 3 Christopher Pinney … Continue reading

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NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati at Chobi Mela VII

Photo by Bhimi Gurung NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati, photo.circle Presentation: “Retelling histories; creating an archive for family photo albums in Nepal” by Nepal Picture Library Monday, 28 January, 11AM, EMK Center In 2007, NayanTara co-founded photo.circle; a photography … Continue reading

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Ilaria Di Biagio and Maïmouna Guerresi at Chobi Mela

Photo by Ilaria Di Biagio For those blessed among you who speak Italian. Internazionale’s take on the Chobi Mela festvial: “Il Chobi Mela è un festival di fotografia nato nel 1999, che si tiene ogni due anni a Dhaka, in Bangladesh. In questi anni … Continue reading

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Richard Billingham at Chobi Mela

Photo by Richard Billingham Richard Billingham Richard Billingham – Artist’s Talk Monday, 28 January, 7PM, Goethe-Institut British photographer Richard Billingham is best known for his series Ray’s A Laugh, depicting and capturing the lives of his alcoholic father and obese mother … Continue reading

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Shahidul Alam introduces Chobi Mela

Video by Muhammad Aminuzzaman/RVJN Festival director Shahidul Alam took the time to talk to us briefly about what we can expect of the up-coming Chobi Mela VII; even mentioning the whereabouts of a Rolls-Royce…     Chobi Mela Introduction by Shahidul Alam

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