Group exhibition 'Joloj' begins at Alliance Francaise

Group exhibition ‘Joloj’ begins at Alliance Francaise


The group painting exhibition titled ‘Joloj’ or Aquatic has begun in La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka. Inaugural ceremony of this exhibition took place on Friday.
Eminent artist Prof. Mahmudul Haque, Mr. Ishtiaque Ahmed Chowdhury and Mr. Ferdous Khan,CEO, Amada Real Estate Ltd were among the distinguish guests present during the opening ceremony.Traditionally, the people of Bangladesh used to grow up in an atmosphere where water is a ubiquitous part. Nowadays we see skyscrapers everywhere, but the long-standing feelings of water still remain. At times it stimulates every person and their particularly personal emotions.
Joloj’ or ‘Aquatic’ is an endeavour by Bishan Bhakta, Golam Moshiur Rahman Choudhury, Md. Al-Akhir Sarkar, and Sadek Ahmed consisted of these very feelings which makes one recall that he or she was one from the riverbanks with very exclusive dreams and aspirations. The malleability in the point of view that makes a Bangladeshi Bangladeshi has its roots in the earth and clay they grow up with that have water in their essence to begin with. Finally, the artists are inspired by the mystique of the Mughal Muslim tradition, the Kali temple among others.
Golam Moshiur’s paintings show the struggle of life. The agony of human being which he portrays in his artworks may make a long impact to the visitor’s mind. Bishan’s artworks are deeply attached with the nature. He usually paints his thought and likes to expose what he loves. Al- Akhir Sarker wanted to dig out his inner feelings, very personal and free feelings, at the same time the very traditional feelings of Bengali people in his paintings. Sadek always want to express his emotion with light and shade and lost city is the subject of his painting.
The exhibition will be open to all till January 11, 2015 in La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka. Visiting Hours:  Monday to Thursday from 3:00pm to 9:00pm, Friday and Saturday (9:00am to12:00pm and 5:00pm to 8:00pm). Closed on Sunday. – press release


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