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Art and inspirations

INKTOBER BANGLADESH

Date: 6 November – 17 November

Time: Daylong

Venue: EMK Centre, Midas Centre Building (9th Floor), House #5, Road #16, Dhanmondi

Inktober is an online drawing challenge, first coined by Jake Parker, a prominent comic book artist.

In 2009, for developing his drawing skills, Jake started drawing everyday with ink and brush. The goal was to make 31 drawings on 31 days of October. 'Inktober' is wordplay for 'ink' and 'October.'

Cartoon People is a group of Bangladeshi cartoonists and visual storytellers who have been working actively with cartoons, comics, and animation since 2016. They have arranged workshops and created tutorials for its members, so that they can develop their own skills. As the goals aligned, Cartoon People have been arranging 'Inktober Bangladesh — 2018' exhibition in collaboration with the EMK Centre.

 

GROUP PAINTING EXHIBITION

Date: 9 November – 20 November

Time: Daylong

Venue: La Galerie, Alliance Francaise

Joloj is an endeavour by artists Al-Akhir Sarker, Biplob Chakroborty, Golam Moshiur Rahman Choudhury, Md Azmal Uddin, Sadek Ahmed, and Shaymal Biswas.

The fourth edition of 'Joloj' is continuation of a series of exhibitions with the central theme, 'the water around us.'

Water is ever-present in Bangladesh and watercolour is one of the most expressive medium to capture the beauty of riverine Bangladesh. Their paintings show the struggles of life, the agony of human existence, as well as our profound attachment with Mother Nature. There are paintings on other themes as well, some personal to the extent of sharing the artists' moments of melancholia, or paradoxical euphoria.

 

WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE 2018

Date: 10 November

Time: 9AM – 6PM

Venue: Le Méridien Dhaka, 79/A Commercial Area, Airport Road Nikunja 2, Khilkhet, Dhaka

Women of Excellence will help participants develop themselves as true professionals and leaders without giving up on the human side, and developing the beauty of being skilled.

This event will bring together eminent corporate personalities, respected resources from Bangladesh and to provide the participants a holistic direction to their future.

For Registration and Information: +8801938830002, +8801973443330

Email: womenleadership.bd@gmail.com

 

EXCERPTS | SOLO EXHIBITION BY ALIA KAMAL

Date: 10 November – 24 November

Time: 11AM- 10PM

Venue: Jatra Biroti, 60 Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Banani

For the first time the exhibition, Excerpts, will feature the painter's oil paintings, and oils alone. The works portray fragments of one's entire life — intimate moments, perhaps in the mundane or perhaps in silent crises. Inspired from conversations, thoughts and lived experiences, the artist attempts in various frames to make the 'personal' into 'universal.' Kamal's work has previously been shown at Dhaka Arts Centre, TEDxDhaka, Longitude Latitude 6, Mad Koffee 2.0, and the Milkshake Collective.

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