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Here you can find all news about the co-creation agreement made with the Dhaka Art Center and the Faketory

Dialogue #4: Dhaka Art Project

Dialogue Dhaka art project 19-07 By Sabya van Elswijk, – Samsul shows Hijra works. He is new to the group, and is thinking about the subject. Sumon introduces him, tells about his work with groups of people in Dhaka, he shows his work to us. He worked with people and portrayed them in his ‘love […] Continue reading →

Depart Art Magazine artist lecture: “Artists are liars, like everybody is”.

By Sabya van Elswijk, Today Martijn is invited at Depart, an art magazine in Dhaka. Leaving at 13 from our studio, we arrive at 15 o’clock, just in time. There we meet Mustafa Zaman, the editor of Depart, who is also an artist. As he explains, in the 90ties there were artists and exhibitions in […] Continue reading →

Dialogues at Dhaka Art Center

By Sabya Van Elswijk, Dialogue Dhaka art center 12th of July Today we met with the artists in Dhaka art center, after asking the question last week to choose a group in Dhaka to work with, and make contact with these people. Emran is telling the group about his meeting with the Rickshaw drivers. Martijn […] Continue reading →

Lecture: “Artists are liars, like everybody is.” by Martijn Crowe in Dhaka

Martijn Crowe gave on July, 13th a lecture about ”the concept of the truth admitting that we love to lie, we can live in peace with each other, not taking ourselves too serious, teasing each other with the strong believes we might have and in fact are illusions. Admitting that we love to lie and […] Continue reading →

Exhibition in Dhaka Athena Gallery of fine arts

We are proud of the fact that we are invited to a partnership with the nationally and internationally known Athena Art Gallery of fine arts. The owner of the non-profit gallery invited us to present the results of the Dhaka project in the gallery mid august, thus contributing to the visibility of this work worldwide. The exposition will […] Continue reading →

Dialogue at the Dhaka Art Center

                The Dhaka Art Project is progressing at Dhaka Art Center. A group of 25 artists are together creating projects around homeless, children and many other social issues with the aim of contributing to the world. Continue reading →

Building the Dhaka Art Project

The Dhaka Art Project is going forwards. Here, you see the results of an intensive brainstorming from the first project meeting. ” This is the first step to a concept for the Dhaka art project” M.Crowe   Continue reading →

Rickshaw drivers portraits

              An exchange of co-creation is set up between Martijn Crowe and Ronald Van Merkesteijn. Martijn makes photographs, portraits, of the Rickshaw drivers in the streets of Dhaka and sends it to Ronald, who makes a painted portrait. Find more works on our page.    Continue reading →