You Cannot Cross the Sea Merely by Staring at the Waves
One month until the biggest showing of Bangladeshi art in Europe to date opens at KRINZINGER PROJEKTE in Vienna. The exhibition looks at many of the artists and movements driving the dynamism of the contemporary art scene in Dhaka today. Most of these artists have exhibited at past Dhaka Art Summits.
Pathshala Alumnus Shumon Ahmed and faculty Munem Wasif and Ayesha Sultana ‘s work work will be part of the Krinzinger Projekte in Vienna, curated by Samdani Art Foundation Artistic Director Diana Campbell Betancourt.
‘You Cannot Cross the Sea Merely by Staring at the Waves’
From the garment industry to shipbreaking, global capital flows begin and end in Bangladesh, a land where culture and religion are increasingly at odds. You Cannot Cross the Sea Merely by Staring at the Waves features works by young Bangladeshi artists who draw material inspiration from this landscape and challenge institutional order by creating new artistic families, some inspired by Fluxus.
Featured by the Bangladeshi artists: Shumon Ahmed, Ehansul Karim Aninda, Marzia Farhana, Shakhawat Hossain Razib, Rini Mitra,
Nabil Rahman, Rafiqul Islam Shuvo, Ayesha Sultana, Eshita Mitra Tonny, Munem Wasif & Mustafa Zaman
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