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…]
Interview by Natasha Klimenko – in Berlin; Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.
Obstacles stand in the way of sculptural production in India: lack of funding, class divisions in exhibition spaces, difficulties experienced by artists in obtaining documentation to go abroad. The Creative India Foundation, established in 2010 for the purpose of supporting art, artists, and the art scene in the country, is currently developing a large-scale sculpture park… [read on…]