Category Critical Writing Ensemble II – Dhaka Chapter

Critical Writing Ensemble: Day four at the Dhaka Art Summit

As the fourth and final day of the Critical Writing Ensemble’s Second Chapter is about to begin, we wait for the traffic to allow people to arrive and gather within the confines of the conference room. As we wait for people to gather, the participants and audience’s chatter recaps on the previous three days papers […]

Critical Writing Ensemble: Day three at the Dhaka Art Summit

  Over the last two days away from the Critical Writing Ensemble’s programme, parties have taken place, speeches have been made and numerous visitors – from international gallery Directors to local school children – have come to ogle the offerings of the third edition of the Dhaka Art Summit. With numerous new faces joining the […]

Critical Writing Ensemble: Day two at the Dhaka Art Summit

As the second day of the Ensemble begins, participants and audience members make their way to Shilpakala through a variety of local transport; some clambering from CNGs (Auto Rickshaw/Tuk Tuk), others descending from Cycle Rickshaws, while others emerge from the comfort of air-conditioned taxis. It is Marianne Burki, Head of Visual Arts department at the […]

Critical Writing Ensemble: Day one at the Dhaka Art Summit

On a warm day in Bangladesh’s chaotic capital city, Dhaka, the second chapter of the Critical Writing Ensemble (CWE) begins ahead of this year’s Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) in the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy’s Auditorium. Many of you will already be familiar with the CWE through its first chapter held in Baroda during December 2015, but […]