Bangladesh Art Week at a Glance
Bangladesh Art Week is the voice of Bangladesh's art industry. The purpose of this platform is creating a diverse artistic environment as well as promoting art appreciation worldwide. It is a contrary experience that provides a platform for emerging and established artists to showcase and sell their art work. Bangladesh art week offers unrivaled connection to the art world by uplifting the local art industry through interaction, guidance, and exposure.
“The urge to create is equally strong in all children. Boys and girls. It’s Imagination that counts. Not skill. You build whatever comes into your head, the way you want it. A bed or a truck. A doll house or a spaceship.” - LEGO
(A lego letter to parents from 1974)
“Shikor ROOTS”, a three month (August-October) long art programme, is initiated by Bangladesh Art Week as an annual event. It is an exclusive collaboration between artists, designers and local artisans of low-income rural families.
Artist Zahangir Alom Is schooling the children of the participating artisan families in Sirajganj with art education throughout the art project.
Treasures will be explored in words, film and more. Discover our community artworks through a range of activities to enjoy at home.
Curator Niharika Momtaz
Shirajgang Coordinator Zahangir alom