Mumbai Mirror

Last week, the art world banded together for the third edition of the Dhaka Art Summit in Bangladesh. Nearly 138,000 local visitors turned up, almost double from 2014, even 2,500 schoolchildren at the Shilpa Kala Academy. The footfall left an imprint on Diana Campbell-Betancourt's heart — it's more than what she dared hope for, even though as the summit's chief curator, it's what she worked to achieve — an inclusive experience of art. "We do not have a VIP day — everyone is a VIP here — and that flat access is what also gives the summit magic in a way that a vernissage culture doesn't normally allow," says the half-Caucasian, half-Guamainian curator.