Posts Tagged ‘Diana Campbell Betancourt’

Video // The New Contemporary Art Hub for South Asia

Video by BAL Productions in Dhaka // Mar. 11, 2016
In February, the 3rd edition of the Dhaka Art Summit offered unprecedented access to new works by South Asian and international artists. With over 138,000 visitors over four days, the biennial event acts as a pop-up museum…[read on…]

Nailed Down: A New Approach to Video Art Reception at Vanity Projects NYC

Article by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.

Video art doesn’t always have the best reception in art galleries or museums: visitors rarely take the time to sit through a whole screening, in a setting where videos are looped and it’s easy to come and go as you please. But what if you were physically compelled to watch video art from start to finish?…[read on…]

Announcement // Dhaka Art Summit, February 2014

Blog post by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.

In the new year, the second edition of the Dhaka Art Summit, hosted by the Samdani Art Foundation, will present the works of over 250 South Asian and international artists in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The non-commercial event focuses on contemporary art from several South Asian countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Directors Diana Campbell Betancourt (Artistic Director, Samdani Art Foundation) and Mahbubur Rahman (Artist /Co-Founder, Britto Arts Trust, Bangladesh) have put together a programme of curated exhibitions and talks that will explore global and regional perspectives on South Asian art practices…[read on…]