Fine arts students of Dhaka University are displaying their prints at a weeklong group show ongoing at Zainul Gallery of DU.
The exhibition organised by the graphic design department of DU fine arts faculty features 150 prints by 100 students of the department.
Dhaka University vice chancellor professor Md Aktaruzzaman inaugurated the weeklong exhibition as the chief guest on Monday.
Artist Samarjit Roy Choudhury, dean of fine arts faculty Nisar Hossain and Sumona Hasan, daughter of artist Quamrul Hassan, were present as special guests at the inauguration ceremony.
The displayed artworks address themes like nature, contemporary society, child labour and others.
Nusrat Jahan Nowrin, a 3rd year student of the graphic design department, has depicted child labour in her displayed work showing a child breaking bricks with hammer.
Jaytirmoy Mondol, a 2nd year student of the department, has displayed an work showing a vehicle dumping ground where the police keeps its seised vehicles. The works shows rickshaws, a private car, a bus and a truck rusting away.
Abu Oubaid Bin Rashid, a 4th year student, has displayed a print comprising images of leaflets, calendars, visiting cards, envelopes, papers, a watch and a shopping bag, all containing the logo of a children’s hospital. The work won the Departmental Best Award.
The graphic design department awarded 11 best works at the inauguration ceremony.
Tarik Bin Akram (1st year), Md Ibrahim Hossain (2nd year), Jarin Salsabil (3rd year), Nowrin Akther Nishat (4th year) and Md Rashed Rana (MFA 1st year) received Class Best Awards.
Golam Dastagir Niloy received Syed Ali Azam Memorial Award, Jaytirmoy Mondal received Khawaza Shafique Ahmed Memorial Award, Maeesa Labiba Tanvir received Qayyum Chowdhury Memorial Award and Tahmina Yesmin Eva received Quamrul Hassan Memorial Award, while the Best Experiment Award went to Mahfuzur Rahman.
The exhibition will end on October 14.
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