Category Archives: Drik Gallery

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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Till next time …

The overwhelming sense of Chobi Mela VI in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in Asia at the beginning of what has been described as the Asian Century is one of potential. Huge creative potential, the potential to change the narrative of the global … Continue reading

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Munem Wasif: of Expressions and Impressions

Munem Wasif broke into an abrupt reverie. A set of forty images were collapsing in front of him creating a nostalgic motion in his mind. Yet he remained perfectly calm. He knew each image through-and-through, he knew all the pieces. … Continue reading

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Time is flying

     2 days to go for opening of the festival?  Time is flying. But then, time is always flying. Its feet never touch the ground. It’s just that now we need to fly with time. … It’s a frenzy … Continue reading

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Chobi Mela VI Fact Sheet

  Festival Dates:  21 Jan to 3 Feb, 2011   Festival opening: 4pm, 21 January, 2011 at National Theatre Auditorium, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh Participating countries:  31 Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chile,  Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary,  India, Indonesia, Iran, … Continue reading

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Curating at Chobi Mela VI Begins

 According to Degas, “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”  A S M Rezaur Rahman, Curatorial Director, Chobi Mela – International Festival of Photography, Robert Pledge, President , Editorial Director of Contact Press Images,  … Continue reading

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