Tag Archives: London

Bentleys and Benefits

  Bentleys and Benefits is a unique exhibition at Rich Mix capturing the story and social diversity of the East End through the eyes of the young people who live here. The exhibition brings together the outcomes of ‘Demystifying Photography’, a series … Continue reading

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Defying the Laws of Gravity

                                    Photographers in Bangladesh 1987 -2014 It’s an unlikely mix.  The powerful but sage Abir Abdullah,, the protesting activist Taslima Akhter, the quiet and reflective Sarker Protick, the agent provocateur Jannatul Mawa, the deep and other worldly Anisul Hoque, the … Continue reading

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Ami Tomay Bhalobashi

Bedford College Magazine (my first short story) The sound of the bolt seemed to grate loud into the night as he locked the door.  For a fleeting moment he flustered as he imagined every person in the enormous house knowingly … Continue reading

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Textile & Photography Installation at the Alchemy Festival, Southbank Centre, London

A new wave of Bangladeshi fashion designers come to the Alchemy Festival 10th to 29th April 2013, Southbank Centre, London The Alchemy Festival is a fantastic annual showcase of music, dance, literature, design and debate from South Asia and the UK.

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Shahidul Alam: Interview on BBC Asia News Network

Interview on 22nd February 2013, where he talks about the Shahbagh movement, his recent exhibition at Oitijjo in the South Bank in London and his upcoming exhibition on the disappearance of Kalpana Chakma. Interview on BBC Asia News Network part … Continue reading

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Bangladesh: Past Present Future

EXHIBITIONS | FASHION | WORKSHOPS | ADDA | MUSIC An unmissable chance to discover and explore the rich culture and creativity of Bangladesh and its new directions. From 22nd to 24th February at the Bargehouse London SE1 9PH Akram Khan … Continue reading

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Bangladesh Oitij-jo Past Present Future

EXHIBITIONS | FASHION SHOWS | WORKSHOPS | ADDA | MUSIC | UNIQUE SHOPPING An unmissable chance to discover and explore the rich culture and creativity of Bangladesh and its new directions. From 22nd to 24th February at the Bargehouse London … Continue reading

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Majority World exhibition at Guardian Gallery London

Gallery Walk “Insider, Outsider?” from Shahidul Alam on Vimeo. Featuring images taken by: A. M. Ahad, Bangladesh; Aaron Sosa, Panama/Venezuela;Adolphus Opara, Nigeria; Andrés Lofiego, Argentina; Andrew Esiebo, Nigeria; Daniel Patiño Flor, Ecuador; Dominic Sansoni, Sri Lanka; Fabrice Monteiro, Benin; Farzana … Continue reading

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The Majority World Photo Agency and The Guardian partner for Insider, Outsider? in London

Photo Show – The Majority World Photo Agency and The Guardian partner for Insider, Outsider? in London INSIDER, OUTSIDER? Insider, Outsider? Photography that challenges perceptions of the developing world runs until 22 July at the Guardian Gallery in London. It isMajority World’s … Continue reading

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