Rashi Parekh of Saffronart announces the forthcoming Dhaka Art Summit
Mumbai: The Dhaka Art Summit organized by the Samdani Art Foundation, a non-profit art infrastructure development organization, aims to support and promote Bangladeshi contemporary art internationally.
The first edition of the Dhaka Art Summit was a ground-breaking initiative in 2012, that showcased more than 240 Bangladeshi artists.
The 2nd edition focuses on South Asian contemporary art practices. It brings together over 250 established and emerging South Asian artists. The programme includes presentations and several new commissions by artists such as Jitish Kallat, Shilpa Gupta, Rashid Rana, Shahzia Sikander, Tayeba Begum Lipi, Mithu Sen, Naeem Mohaiemen and many more.
DAS 2014 will feature a wide range of programmes including six curatorial exhibitions by international and Bangladeshi curators, 12 solo art projects by celebrated artists from across South Asia, a city wide Public Art Project, Performances, Screening of experimental films, Speaker’s Panel and the participation of Bangladeshi and South Asia focused galleries.
To learn more about DAS 2014 click here.