The month-long exhibition will be open for all from 11am to 8pm
Artist Ayreen Khan has inaugurated her solo sufi themed art exhibition titled “Fana Fillah” at Begum Rokeya Restaurant and Gallery at Darjibari in the Purbachal area of the capital city.
The exhibition began on the 12th of Rabiul Awal of the Hijri calendar to celebrate Eid-E-Miladunnabi, which is November 9 in the Gregorian calendar, said a press release.
The month-long exhibition, open for all from 11am to 8pm, will continue till December 7.
The main attraction of the exhibition is a 25x5 feet long painting called “Fana Fillah”, which narrates the deeper secrets of creation from atom to energy, the evolution of civilizations and its progress.
“This exhibition is an expression of my deep desire to find my root in a journey to unravel the truth of the universe, [to learn] where I have come from and where I will go,” the press release quotes Ayreen as saying.
According to the press release, there are 12 artworks in the exhibition. Dhikr, a painting of whirling dervishes, portrays the true love of a seeker with the whirling universe. Other paintings depict geometric patterns with symbolic meanings and spiritual codes.
The inaugural event was attended by musician Shayan Chowdhury Arnab, singer Sunidhi Nayak, Sufi musician Soumyadip Murshidabad, and Maimun Khan and her band Moon Flower Project.