Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, in partnership with Kalakendra, will organise an art exhibition featuring a range of multidisciplinary artworks presented by eleven awardees of the 'Futures Beyond the Self 2020" project.
The Kalakendra curatorial team has curated this exhibition, said a press release.
The Kalakendra gallery space will host the exhibition and will be open to visitors from 10 March to 8 April, 4 pm to 8 pm, every day.
The awardees are Priyanka Chowdhury (research), Arifur Rahman (short film), Karkhana Collective (music), Murshed Jahangir (visual art), Parsa Sanjana Sajid (research), Emran Sohel (visual art), Samsul Alam Helal (photography), Sumana Akter (visual art), Shahla Islam (short film), Tahia Farhin Haque (visual art) and Tehai Interdisciplinary Art Initiative (performance art).
The jury involved were Visual Artist and Trustee/ Founder of Britto Arts Trust, Tayeba Begum Lipi, Executive Director of Research Initiatives Bangladesh (RIB) Dr Meghna Guhathakurta, Chief Curator, Bengal Arts Programme, Bengal Foundation, Tanzim Wahab and Artist, Curator of Kalakendra, Wakilur Rahman, as well as two representatives from Goethe-Institut Bangladesh - Dr Kirsten Hackenbroch, Director and K Md Mahmud Hassan, Programme Coordinator.
The initiative seeks to provide a space for new ideas to flourish and for continued societal and collective engagement. It seeks to support both individuals and collectives in their endeavour to reflect, critique, and suggest alternative futures and pathways of "being in the world".