Remembrance: 1971

প্রকাশিত: ১:৩৪ অপরাহ্ণ, মার্চ ১, ২০১৮

Remembrance: 1971

Soumitra dev

Inaugural ceremony of the solo art exhibition titled স্মরণ ‘৭১ / Smoron ’71 (Remembrance: 1971) by artist Shah Mainul Islam Shilpu in its La Galerie. The inaugural ceremony of the exhibition will be held on Friday, 2 March 2018 at 4.30 pm.

Dr.Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury MP,The Honerable Speaker, Bangladesh Parliament will grace the occasion as the chief guest. Artist Chandra Shekhar Dey, art critic Moinuddin Khaled and Rasel Ahmed Liton, Chief Executive, SKS Foundation will also attend the program as the special guests.

There are around 35 artworks in display for this exhibition. The medium he has used are pen and ink.

About the Exhibition: As a conscious human being everyone holds varying degrees of social responsibility. Since Shilpu is a painter, he believes that he has a great deal of social responsibility on his shoulders. Through paintings his responsibility manifests as he find 1971, the year we achieved our freedom sacrificing unprecedented number of lives in a nine-month long bloody war, the fountainhead of inspiration and profound understanding that we, as a country, must not disremember. All the artist’s pen-and-ink drawings in this exhibition depict 1971 as well as its after-effects. If the artist’s artworks remind any observers about our resolve in the face of tribulations, bloodshed, oppression, and inhumanity; or how we strove to attain our freedom in 1971; or how can we protect our independence — The artist will consider his efforts successful.’

The exhibition will be open to all till Wednesday, 14 March 2018 in La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka.

Visiting Hours: Monday to Thursday from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday (9:00 am to12:00 noon and 5:00 pm to 8:00pm). Closed on Sunday.