Upheavals: Bangladesh now, as seen by eight artists – kathmandu triennale
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Upheavals: Bangladesh now, as seen by eight artists



This exhibition claims to be an “invitation to think”, and an “encouragement” ; it certainly is that.  The exhibition “Upheavals”, fittingly opened on March 26th, Bangladesh’s 46th independence and national day. The exhibition is held at Park Gallery, Pulchowk and will be open till 9th April. “Upheavals” was jointly inaugurated by the Ambassador of Bangladesh, Mrs. Mashfee Binte Shams, and Ms. Sangeeta Thapa, Founder & Chair of the Kathmandu Triennale.

This exhibition explores the contemporary Bangladesh viewed through the eyes of eight Bangladeshi artists. In this exhibition  three generation of Bangladeshi artist examining the changes that Bangladesh has gone through and how .  Just as varied as their ages is their medium, techniques and the story they are trying to tell .  Though this exhibition does not aim to answer any questions. But it does encourage the audience to think about Bangladesh and see how the artists have reacted to the upheavals in their country and how they have incorporated and represented them in their work.

Featured Artists: Dhali Al Mamoon, Shishir Bhattacharjee, Mutafa Zaman, Zihan Karim, Marzia Farhana, Promotesh Das Pulak and Razib Datta