What I'll Never Forget

What I'll Never Forget

13 January 2001 was my walima (wedding reception). The night before the walima, sometime around eleven o' clock, suddenly my phone rang.   A friend of mine on the other side said, “Come to Drik”. I was surprised to hear that “1971 The War We Forgot”- the exhibition- had been shifted to Drik ...

An interview with Graciela Iturbide

An interview with Graciela Iturbide

Graciela Iturbide (born 1942) is a Mexican photographer who turned to photography after the death of her daughter in the early 1970s. Munem Wasif, curator of Chobi Mela interviewed Iturbide in February 2013 when she came to Dhaka to receive Chobi Mela VII's Lifetime Achievement ...

The most celebrated photo event in Asia gears up for another extravaganza

The most celebrated photo event in Asia gears up for another extravaganza

It is always tough living up to the Chobi Mela hype, but CMVIII promises to be our finest yet. Starting on the 23rd January 2015, this action packed fortnight long festival has again some of the finest work from every continent. 32 print shows...