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18th Asian Art Biennale starts September 1 at Shilpakala

  • Published at 01:29 am August 29th, 2018
18th Asian Art Biennale

The Cultural Affairs Ministry and BSA will jointly organize this exhibition, which will begin from September 1 and end on the 30th of the month

The largest fine arts festival in Asia, the “18th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2018,” will begin at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh, Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

The Cultural Affairs Ministry and BSA will jointly organize this exhibition, which will begin from September 1 and end on the 30th of the month, reports BSS.

President Abdul Hamid is expected to inaugurate the exhibition as chief guest, and Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor, will be present as special guest at the inauguration ceremony.

The month-long exhibition will display both two and three-dimensional artwork like painting, print, photography, sculpture, installation art, performance art, and new media art.

This year, 483 artworks by 465 artists from 68 countries will be put on display at the exhibition. Artists from countries such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Afghanistan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, United States, Mongolia, Peru, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Egypt, Kenya, Turkey, Ukraine, Iran, Russia, Germany, and Bangladesh, are participating in the event.

The exhibition will be open for all from 11am to 8pm every day for the month of September, 2018.