Author Archives: Chulie de Silva

Chobi Mela VI Video by Jeremy Foo

For those of you who didn’t come to Chobi Mela VI. Eat your heart out! http://www.shahidulnews.com/2011/02/chobi-mela-vi-video/ Advertisements

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Chobi Mela VI Looks Forward to Making a Difference

Dhaka, Bangladesh. February 2, 2011:  Chobi Mela VI – International Festival of Photography draws to a close on a high note after a two weeks long showcasing of creative talent in 29 print and 31 digital exhibitions.  The last day … Continue reading

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A little bit of history. …

“Is Pathshala, a part of Drik?”  asked one visiting artist at the Chobi Mela Festival evening presentations. That got me thinking that many do not know the history of Drik. … so this post is for ones who don’t know … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Pride

The exhibition of the Morton Krogvold ‘s students work opened at the Asiatic Gallery of Fine Arts in Dhaka on the 25 January, 2011 – 5th day of the Chobi Mela VI – International Festival of Photography. The work is a … Continue reading

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Laurence Leblanc’s Exhibition Opens at Alliance Francaise

Laurence Leblance ‘s exhibition Can All Dreams be Found Somewhere Else? is now on at Alliance Francaise. Laurence Leblance in the world of photography is a rare example of restraint, humility and self-control. For her, the act of taking a picture grows … Continue reading

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Whose work is it anyway? by Chris Riley

Tension is the elemental force of creativity. Creativity is about making something new, pulling it out of the universe and presenting it to us so that we see differently and feel new feelings. A power of photography is that it … Continue reading

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Dialog in Dhaka by Chris Riley

Today, Chris Riley joins as a contributor to this blog, bringing an ousider perspective of the Chobi Mela VI festival.  Chris Riley will address Chobi Mela VI at the Goethe Institut Evening Presentations on Wednesday  26 January, 2011 at 7:15 … Continue reading

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Open Air Exhibitions of Karen Knorr and Tamas Dezso at Chobi Mela VI

Photos from Puerto Rico/U.K. artist Karen Knorr’s and Hungary’s Tamas Dezso’s exhibitions currently held at the Lichutola, Faculty of Fine Arts Dhaka University.    

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“Photographs Promote Social Change” – Dr. Ocampo, Prosecutor International Criminal Court

   Dhaka, Bangladesh. 21 January, 2011:  Dr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC) in a special message for the Chobi Mela VI  – International Festival of Photography at its inauguration today outlined the need for Institutions like the ICC … Continue reading

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Fantasy and Reality Mix: an Inspired Chobi Mela VI Opens

Dhaka, Bangladesh. 20 January, 2011:  The Chobi Mela VI – International Festival of Photography will open tomorrow 21 January at the National Theatre Auditorium, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh at 4 pm.  The festival with its theme of “Dreams” will … Continue reading

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