From February 7-9, 2014, the 2nd edition of the Dhaka Art Summit featured 5 exhibitions curated by local and international curators, 14 solo art projects, a city-wide public art project by internationally acclaimed Raqs Media Collective, screenings of experimental films, performances, and presentations by 33 local and international galleries including over 250 artists from across the South Asian Region.
Welcome to the second edition of the Dhaka Art Summit, the world’s largest non-commercial art festival dedicated to South Asian art. We were very encouraged by the positive response that the first edition of the Dhaka Art Summit received. The first edition mainly focused on artists in Bangladesh. Over 250 artists from the country had the opportunity to exhibit their work during the three day art festival to an audience of over 50,000 people.
The Samdani Art Foundation announces the third edition of the Dhaka Art Summit from February 5 to 8, 2016, a pioneering research and exhibition platform for South Asian art that brings together artists, curators, museums, scholars, and visitors from across Bangladesh and the world to discover institutional quality works in a non-commercial environment