Oitijjo: Exploring Bangla Creativity

An amazing event taking place on London’s South Bank celebrating and exploring Bangla creativity! go to www.oitijjo.org for more info


London’s South Bank offers the exciting opportunity to explore and discover amazing Bangladeshi creativity?and culture, from the UK and beyond!

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Shahidul Alam, Enamul Hoque, Akram Khan, Zoe Rahman, Rezia Wahid, Shapla Salique and Kishon Khan with Lokkhi Terra join other artists, designers, makers, musicians, speakers and ?writers for the UK?s biggest ever celebration of creativity and culture from Bangladesh and by UK Bangladeshis.? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ??

London?s South Bank will play host to the UK?s biggest and most vibrant showcase of Bangladeshi creativity next month when a three-day celebration of art, craft, design, fabrics, fashion, literature and music takes place at the Bargehouse from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 February. ?

Book your tickets now. Don’t miss out. Don’t be disappointed. Go to:?www.oitijjo.org

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For more information, please contact:
Ruhul @ ruhul.abdin@hotmail.co.uk / 07794968658
Maher @?bbflondon@btinterent.com?/ 07932944506

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.”

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