Gallery Jolrong at Dhaka art summit 2012
12-15 April 2012 at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy
Gallery Jolrong has participated1st edition of Dhaka Art Summit 2012, organized by Samdani Art Foundation, with own collection of Native Artworks of 7 Bangladeshi artists at Gallery Section. And at the same time it has organized a special art exhibition of 7 Bangladeshi painters titled “Native Rhythm” at Jolrong premises. Many visitors came to the stall of Gallery Jolrong at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and ask many questions about art and artists presented by Gallery Jolrong. Sukumar Paul, Nazir Hossain, Nikhilchandra Das, R.K. Das, Abdus Shakoor Shah and Sushanto Pal were the featured artists.
Art camp at Gazipur Forest
12-13 July 2012
Gallery Jolrong has arranged a two day long art camp at Gazipur forest for the young artists. Young artists like Manik Banik, Romana Rahman, Shokti Nomaan,Jewel, Khairul etc. has participated in this art camp. Shawon Akand, Curator of Gallery Jolrong, has done some work in that camp after long silence. Most of the works done by artists were based on Life and nature of Gazipur Forest. They tried to capture of beauty of nature and the struggle of local people.Mahbubul Matin, the President of Gallery Jolrong, joined in the camp with his family and sung beautiful song for the painters and others.
Round table discussion on Bangladesh art
Gallery Jolrong has started a series of round table discussions on Bangladesh art. The major goal of this initiative is to create a platform where artists, art critics, art lovers and related people can come and share their opinion and experience with each other and try to find some way out for development of Bangladesh art. This program is jointly coordinated by Nasimul Khabir Duke, Shawon Akand and Silvia Nazneen.
“The Society, Person and the Artist” was the main topic for the first program of Round Table Discussion, held on 18 May 2012 at Gallery premises.
Renowned Artists and art critics such as Professor Bulbon Osman, Professor Nazrul Islam, Artist Monirul Islam, Artist Shishir Bhattacharjee, Artist Nisar Hossain, Artist Chandrashekhar Saha, Professor Syed Azizul Huq, and Architect Saiful Haque joined the discussion Session.
Second session of Round table Discussion on the same topic held on 6 July 2012 at Gallery premises. Comparatively young artists and art critics were invited to join this discussion session. Artist Mahbubur Rahman, Artist Tayaba Begum Lipi, Artist and art critic Mustafa Zaman, Artist Abdul Halim Chanchal, Artist and writer Naeem Mohaimen, Artist Sanjoy Chakraborty, Artist Shibukumer Shill and some few others has participated in this program.