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Aminul Islam Young Artist Award 2015 & Open Studio

Date: Sat 23 Jul 2016 - Sat 06 Aug 2016

Time:Inauguration: Sat 23 Jul 2016 at 05:30 PM

Everyday 11 am to 7 pm

Venue:Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Bidyapeeth

Entry: Open to all

This year’s winners were announced at the inauguration of the open studio, organized by Bengal Foundation on the 23rd of July, 2016, Saturday, at 5:30 pm. The inauguration and award ceremony took place at the Gyantapash Abdur Razzaq Bidyapeeth (Road-7A, House-60, Dhanmondi, Dhaka) and was attended by eminent artist Mustafa Monwar, artist Dhali Al Mamoon, Mrs. Ruby Islam, and the Chairman of Bengal Foundation Mr Abul Khair.

The winners of Aminul Islam Young Artist Award 2015 are: 

Rafiqul Islam Shuvo
In recent years, Rafiqul Islam Shuvo has worked on several new avenues of expression, including sculptural installations, painting, video and photography. His artworks mainly focus on the ontological influence of time, responsible for the evolution of human behaviour in a geographical periphery.
shuvo-2Unexpected pauses, sudden cuts, long silences, juxtaposed editing and tendency of repetition  creates a certain cinematic style in Shuvo's videos. His recent works investigates the influences of synthetic and organic outcomes of the human evolution. Shuvo earned his BFA and MFA, in sculpture, from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Dhaka University. He is the founder of 'OGCJMart' Art Collective, and also curated a group show entitled 'Only God Can Judge Me' in 2012. 

Razib Datta
Razib Datta works with drawing, text and digital art. He deconstructs the traditional language of art and cinema in his works. With an attempt of creating 'non-sense', Razib often collects photographs, newspapers and film stills to conceptualise his work.
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In his series of small drawings, an absurdist character named Ramiz travels around the city with the endeavour to  understand contemporary events. Razib studied at University of Chittagong, Faculty of Fine Arts. His works were exhibited in shows organised by Kalakendra, Bengal Foundation and others.

 

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The list of the shortlisted artists and their medium of work is as follows:

Shortlisted Artists

Media

Ali Asgar

Performance

Palash Baran Biswas

Printmaking

Palash Bhattacharjee

Video Installation

Muhammad Rafiqul Islam Shuvo

Photography, Painting, Drawing and Video

Razib Datta

Painting, Digital Collage

Reetu Sattar

Performance

Rupam Roy

Installation

Salma Abedin Prithi

Photography

Samsul Alam Helal

Photography

Zihan Karim

Video

 

This year’s winners were announced at the inauguration of the open studio, organized by Bengal Foundation on the 23rd of July, 2016, Saturday, at 5:30 pm. The inauguration and award ceremony took place at the Gyantapash Abdur Razzaq Bidyapeeth (Road-7A, House-60, Dhanmondi, Dhaka) and was attended by eminent artist Mustafa Monwar, artist Dhali Al Mamoon, Mrs. Ruby Islam, and the Chairman of Bengal Foundation Mr Abul Khair. The winners of Aminul Islam ...

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