Chobi Mela I: Differences Unframed

 Photo: Abir Abdullah

Photo: Abir Abdullah

The highlight of the festival was the exhibition *The War We Forgot*. The exhibitions included the work of Don McCullin, Raymond Depardon, Marc Riboud, Mary Ellen Mark, David Burnett, Raghu Rai, Marylin Sylverstone, Abbas, Rashid Talukder and Kishore Parekh on the war of liberation of Bangladesh in 1971.

Photographers – Exhibitions

  • Abir Abdullah / War Veterans of Bangladesh

  • Wang Xiao Hui’s / Portraits

  • Shahidul Alam / Migrant Labour

  • Md. Main Uddin / Traditional Treatment Centre for the Mentally Ill

  • Anisur Rahman / Dark Room Techniques — Black&White Printing

  • WPPF / World Press Retrospective 2000

  • Selected work from Nepal / Nepal by Nepalis

  • Saibal Das / Circus Women

  • John Kippin / My Work

  • Hlose Blier / Rapho Agency / My Sister Morgane : Why Her and Not Me?

  • Out of Focus’ Monoronjon Noi, Obhijatra

  • Diploma Students of Pathshala / Story-telling

  • Graduate Students of Pathshala / Pleasure of Life

  • Selected work from Sri Lanka / Sri Lanka in Photographs

  • Images from Antara News Agency

  • Kemal Jufri and Story: Dina Purita / The Children of Timor Lorosa’e

  • Kassian Cephas, Curator: Yudhi Soerjoatmadjo / The Transfixed Spectator

  • Whither BPS – BPS Annual Competitions & Exhibitions 1999 & 2000

  • Students of Pathshala / Faces Within Faces

  • Curators : Robert Pledge & Shahidul Alam / The War We Forgot

  • Matiur Rahman / Reinterpreting Nature Through Photo Paintings

  • Photos taken in outer space from Mir Space Station / Cosmonaut A Solovyev

  • Photographers from Chittagong Hill Tracts / Bengali Domination

  • Polly Hope / Space and Places