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দাঁড় | 𝗗𝗔𝗔𝗥 


Curated by Alak Roy 


Taking place annually in Bangladesh’s second largest city, Chattogram, presented in partnership with 

Bangladesh Art Week & 𝙃𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙖𝙜𝙚 𝘽𝙖𝙣𝙜𝙡𝙖𝙙𝙚𝙨𝙝 𝙁𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙙𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣


The residency programme is organised by Sculpture Center Chattogram in association with  IAB - Chattogram Chapter. It will be Bangladesh’s first ever collaborative sculpture workshop between international and local 𝗔𝗿𝘁𝗶𝘀𝘁𝘀 and 𝗔𝗿𝗰𝗵𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗰𝘁𝘀.


"𝘗𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘢𝘴𝘬 𝘮𝘦 𝘪𝘧 𝘐'𝘮 𝘢𝘯 𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘴𝘵 𝘰𝘳 𝘢𝘳𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘵𝘦𝘤𝘵. 𝘉𝘶𝘵 𝘐 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘬 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺'𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘢𝘮𝘦"

- 𝘈𝘳𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘵𝘦𝘤𝘵 𝘍𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘬 𝘎𝘦𝘩𝘳𝘺


Open call to all members of the 3D community to apply to Bangladesh’s first ever collaborative sculpture workshop between international 𝗔𝗿𝘁𝗶𝘀𝘁𝘀 and 𝗔𝗿𝗰𝗵𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗰𝘁𝘀.


Participants will get to gather for 𝟭𝟬 auspicious days for multidisciplinary learning & creation with the intent of realizing the importance of the symbiotic alliance between Architects and Artists.


Four artists and four architects from Bangladesh and UAE will be chosen to collaborate in pairs at the remarkable studio space of Artist  Alak Roy, Niloofar Chaman, and Architect Aroni Roy.


Throughout the workshop the participants will have the opportunity to be guided by a group of notable Mentors and have their final sculptures be presented in the form of a traveling exhibition.


𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗽 𝗟𝗼𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻:

Sculpture Centre Chattogram, Foteabad, Chowdhurihut, Hathazari, Chattogram, Bangladesh



Applicants with a background in Architecture or Fine Arts and are a maximum age of 40 years old are eligible to apply.


𝗦𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗮𝗹:

Any open-air space within an architectural landscape/ heritage building.


𝗦𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗲 & 𝗠𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗮𝗹:

3’ x 3’ x 3’ Max dimension;

using 3d Printer, Clay, Plaster, Metal, Stone, Fiber Glass etc.



Grants will be given in accordance to project proposals along with accommodation and food for 10 days.


𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗥𝗲𝗾𝘂𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀:

1. Resume

2. Short Biography

3. Portfolio

4. Two Project Proposals: One individual and one group concept

and design proposal.

5. NID/ Passport Copy


Project proposals should consist of:

A. 3D Drawings/ Renders

B. Construction Detail Drawings

C. Letter of Intent of maximum 300 words. Briefly describe your projects and its goal/mission. What tools are you currently working with in your practice? Clarify your plans and how the grant will fit in. Clearly state the nature of exchange of knowledge you desire through this multidisciplinary platform.



Registration Date Starts: 31 March 2023

Registration Date End: 15 April 2023


Preliminary Selection Announcement Date: 22 April 2023

Interview with Final Participants: 30 April 2023


Residency will start from: 𝟮𝟮 𝗠𝗮𝘆 𝘁𝗼 𝟯𝟭 𝗠𝗮𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯


𝗤𝘂𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 & 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗰𝘁:

For queries, please contact

Aroni Roy, Coordinator

Mobile Number: +880 1882134554


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