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Street school: Meet the children

Street school: Meet the children By Sabya van Elswijk,   After leaving the railroad tracks, we walk back to Raj, who is trying to turn the car in the heavy traffic. Emran tells him the way, and we drive through the stream of Rickshaws, walking people, street sellers, and cars to another street. There, Emran points to […] Continue reading →

Living along the railroad

14/07/2014, by Sabya van Elswijk, This morning we went with Raj in the car to meet Emran in a teastall (cha dokan) near his house. Welcoming us to their teastall, a man, his wife and son shook hands, and we got cha fresh from the kettle that is there on fire all day. Emran said […] 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 →

The Dhaka Project in the Press #4

The Dhaka Project attracts attention of the international press. Tribe is a global creative publishing platform that works in partnership with creatives around the world. Let’s make this project worldwide known ! Find them on Facebook and on their Website 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 →

Sumon, by Martijn Crowe

    The city of Dhaka is one of the most crowded in the world. There is an proximity of 15.000.000 people pressed into a river Delta with the natural borders of rivers like, and even a number of an estimated 350.000 immigrants per year. There is housing for the higher middleclass, some 14% of […] 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 →