Watch video of Dhaka Art Summit 2016

The 3rd edition was held from February 5-8 2016. Over 300 artists, curators writers and many other art professionals were invited to participate in the different aspects of the Dhaka Art Summit programme, which included new commissions, curated group exhibitions, talks, performance and film programmes, book launches and the Summit’s first historical exhibition, Rewind.

Download Dhaka Art Summit 2016 Exhibition Guide

Welcoming everyone to the 3rd edition of the Dhaka Art Summit, the world's largest research and exhibition platform for art from South Asia. The 2016 edition will be held from February 5 to 8 in the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in partnership with the country’s National Academy of Fine and Performing Arts. With extended hours, DAS is effectively 2 days longer than the 2014 edition with a free and ticket-less format. We would love to see you there. 

Official Broadcast Partner

Safina Radio Project is the official broadcast partner for the Dhaka Art Summit 2016. Responding to the practices, curatorial premises and work on show at the Dhaka Art Summit 2016, Safina will explore common grounds within historical contexts, providing a cross section of origins and their interpretations.  Safina Radio Project is an itinerant online broadcasting platform, each edition acting as a roving stage for conversation and performance, working alongside contemporary art events.

Dhaka Art Summit 2016 Report

Download our Dhaka Art Summit 2016 partner report that has a complete summary of the whole event.