I’m delighted to be a part of Sri Lanka’s first Art Biennale and grateful to Annoushka Hempel for giving me this opportunity. 50 artists are participating in the Colombo Art Biennale, displaying their work over 14,000 sqft of space. In addition there are 25 other locations which will act as satellites to the main eventContinue reading “Imagining Peace at the Colombo Art Biennale”
A must attend event!
My first Solo exhibition ended earlier tonight. This whole week has been exhilirating. The Opening on the 29th was very well received. I was touched by the speech made by Radha Chakravarty, Shahid Kabir, Baby Maudud and my husband (on my behalf). Each in their own way went a long way in making theContinue reading “Choker dekha Praner katha”
I am busy with preparations for a solo exhibition planned for the end of May and will be back to my normal posting frequency in June ’09. I hope you will stop by again then.
Tonight, as I sleep, Maya will cross a hundred thousand hits and I’m delighted. Thank you! Your visits have kept me blogging! This blog was created on Dec 10, 2005 and the first post, A journey begins, was back dated to about the time I made my first painting in recent years, July ’04. ItContinue reading “A hundred thousand hits!”
Exciting times. I’ve enrolled for a short term course at UODA under the guidance of Shahid Kabir, renowned Bangladeshi Printmaker and Painter. For a while at least, the finished pieces getting on to this blog are likely to be prints. Enjoying painting with oil and hope I can pick it up again after the printmakingContinue reading “Lost in thought”
The opportunity to participate in a Printmaking workshop fell into my lap earlier this year and I’m glad I didn’t let it pass me by. This workshop was organised by the Britto Arts Trust and was a little different in format from the earlier two. There were two coordinators but there was no person conductingContinue reading “Mechanical Fantasy”
We have many street vendors in Dhaka. This flower seller’s expression caught my attention. It’s turned out to be more aggressive mostly because of what I read into the situation and the stories that I built around him which kept me occupied when painting. Using oils after a break. The first painting is yet toContinue reading “Je ne veux pas travailler”