Group show explores devotion

Tanzil Rahaman | Published: 00:00, Sep 18,2019


Artwork from the exhibition.

Fifteen artists are displaying their works portraying devotion at a group art exhibition under way at Galerie Zoom of Alliance Française de Dhaka in Dhanmodi.

The 11-day exhibition titled ‘Adherence’ is featuring a total of 31 artworks done in mediums like acrylic, watercolour, tapestry, ink and others.

The displayed works address diverse issues like relationship between women and nature, flowers, culture and tradition of Bangladesh, the monsoon season and others.

Principal of Jhapi School of Art, Syed Hasan Mahmud and Shilpangan Gallery director Rumi Noman were present as special guests at the inaugural ceremony of the exhibition held on September 17.

The participating artists are namely Bappy Linkon Roy, Iqbal Bahar Chy, Kuntal Barai, Mahabub Alam, Nabaraj Roy, Nabila Nabi, Nasrin Jahan Onika, Pervaj Hasan Rigan, Pritam Pitu, Prodip Shaha, Raijn Mustafa Dipraw, S M Ehsan, Sajia Rahman Sondha, Sharmin Akter Lina and Zakia Afrose.

To mention about a few paintings, artist Prodip Saha has paid tribute to rustic life in his acrylic work titled ‘Nature-19’ showing shapes of cottages in a village surrounded by greenery.

Nabila Nabi’s tapestry titled ‘Rose’ shows a red rose comprised of triangles in the centre surrounded by various colours like black, blue and yellow.

Sharmin Akter Lina’s acrylic painting titled ‘Girl with a Bird’ shows a side view of a woman holding a bird.

Sajia Rahman Sondha’s acrylic painting titled ‘Rain Poetry’ portrays a rain-soaked page containing poems.

Nasrin Jahan Onika’s aquatint work titled ‘Onika’ shows the head of cat grabbed by a human hand.

Pervaj Hasan Rigan’s acrylic painting titled ‘The Man from Tea Stall’ shows an old man wearing a royal blue shawl and the top of the painting is covered with the colour yellow.

The exhibition will end on September 28.

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