?Beauty of Motherland?

Photographs of seventy young and enthusiastic photographers from different parts of Bangladesh.

Beauty of Motherland
?Beauty of Motherland? is an exhibition organized by the group of photographers- RONG on 26th April 2013 at 3:30 pm, Friday at Drik Gallery, Dhanmondi, Dhaka.

Abdullah Al Mamun Suman_The Lonely Walker
The Lonely Walker. Photo: Abdullah Al Mamun Suman

Ayon_Ahmed_Kaptai_Lake_Rangamati
Kaptai Lake Rangamati. Photo; Ayon Ahmed

Md. Rahat Khan (Amit)_Tara vora rate Saint Martin Island e Tea Stall a
Tara Bhora Rate. Tea stall at Saint Martin’s Island : Md. Rahat Khan (Amit)

Boga Lake Foggy View. Photo: Pinu Rahman
Boga Lake Foggy View. Photo: Pinu Rahman

The exhibition will be inaugurated jointly by prominent Photographers Mr. Shoeb Faruquee and Mr. Abir Abdullah as Guests of Honor. Many renowned and senior photographers and cultural devotees will be there as invitees.
The exhibition will remain open for all from 26th to 29th April, 2013 from 3pm to 8pm, everyday.
Your participation will highly inspire us.
Program details:
Inauguration date and time : 26th April, 2013 at 3:30 pm
Exhibition duration : 26th ? 29th April 2013
Time : 3 pm ? 8 pm, everyday
Venue: : Drik Gallery
House 58, Road 15A (new)
Dhanmondi, Dhaka.
Title Sponsor: Polar Ice Cream
Co-sponsor: Helpline Resources
Shahed Husain
Founder Member
RONG
Cell: 01671330264.

Author: Shahidul Alam

Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018. A photographer, writer, curator and activist, Shahidul Alam obtained a PhD in chemistry before switching to photography. His seminal work “The Struggle for Democracy” contributed to the removal of General Ershad. Former president of the Bangladesh Photographic Society, Alam set up the Drik agency, Chobi Mela festival and Pathshala, South Asian Media Institute, considered one of the finest schools of photography in the world. Shown in MOMA New York, Centre Georges Pompidou, Royal Albert Hall and Tate Modern, Alam has been guest curator of Whitechapel Gallery, Winterthur Gallery and Musee de Quai Branly. His awards include Mother Jones, Shilpakala Award and Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dali International Festival of Photography. Speaker at Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, Oxford and Cambridge universities, TEDx, POPTech and National Geographic, Alam chaired the international jury of the prestigious World Press Photo contest. Honorary Fellow of Royal Photographic Society, Alam is visiting professor of Sunderland University in UK and advisory board member of National Geographic Society. John Morris, the former picture editor of Life Magazine describes his book “My journey as a witness”, (listed in “Best Photo Books of 2011” by American Photo), as “The most important book ever written by a photographer.” His recent book “The Tide Will Turn” published by Steidl in 2020, is listed in New York Time’s ‘Best Art Books of 2020’. Alam received the “International Press Freedom Award” for 2020 from ‘The Committee to Protect Journalists’.

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