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Dates:21 Jan to 3 Feb, 2011
Festival opening:4pm, 21 January, 2011 at National Theatre Auditorium, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Participating countries:31
Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chile, France, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Mozambique, Nepal, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Togo, Turkey, U.K. and U.S.A.
What's on during the festival:

  • 29 Print Exhibitions
  • Mobile exhibitions on 10 rickshaw vans
  • 33 Digital Presentations including 2 Films and one Play "Parable of the Lost Post Office/ Rabindranath Tagore"
  • Video Conference with Dr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court
  • 9 Workshops
  • 1 Portfolio Review

 

Venues: Alliance Francaise de Dhaka; Asiatic Gallery of Fine Arts; Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, British council; Drik Gallery; Goethe Institute, Lichutola, Faculty of Fine Arts, Dhaka University.

Evening sessions: Lectures, debates, digital presentations and film shows 21-27 January, 2011.

  • The Goethe Institut Auditorium, House No. 10, Road No. 9 (new)
    Dhanmondi R/A; Dhaka-1205, Dhaka 1000

Evening presentations will also be broadcast 'Live through Internet' at: www.drik.tv

Website: www.chobimela.org; Blog: chobimela.wordpress.com
Meet the artists at: http://chobimela.wordpress.com/2010/11/27/meet-the-selected-artists-for-chobi-mela-vi-on-google-map/

 




Organized by Drik, Bangladesh http://www.drik.net