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New Media Visual Art & Cinema Presentation

By: Mr. Tareq Masud(Film Director)

Venue: Shilpakala Academy Auditorium Chittagong Date: 29th Jan-2010 Time: 5pm-8pm .

Tareque Masud (6 December 1956 – 13 August 2011) is a Bangladeshi independent film director, film producer, screenwriter, and lyricist. He first found success with the films Muktir Gaan (1995) and Matir Moina (2002), for which he won three international awards, including the International Critics’ FIPRESCI Prize, in the Directors’ Fortnight section outside competition at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. The film became Bangladesh’s first film to compete for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Tareq Masud presented his thoughts to the audience in the Chittagong Shilpakala Academy Auditorium.
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Artist Talk by Hamja Ahsan

About Works And Activity of young artist and Curator Hamja Ahsan, 20 January -2010
Art Gallery Of Shilpakala Academy Chittagong

Hamja Ashan is an artist, writer and activist, known for his activism around his brother Syed Talha Ahsan’s extradition to the United States and his book, Shy Radicals: The Antisystemic Politics of the Militant Introvert.In his activism for his brother, he ran the Free Talha campaign. Since his brother’s release, he has continued to speak about the extradition process. In his book, Shy Radicals, he argues that shy people are oppressed and presents a constitution for Aspergistan, a state for shy people.He is also the co-founder of the DIY Cultures zine festival. He first released Shy Radicals at the festival.

Artist Hamja Ahsan at Patenga during Porapara short residency program 2010

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