Collective Movement project at Dhaka Art Summit 2020: Seismic Movement

Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy

Co-curated by : Diana Campbell and Kathryn Weir

Assistant Curator (under Contract): Kehkasha Sabah

This project includes - Collective body exhibition with 40+ art collectives from Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Australia, and Oceania; Stitching Collective Project  initiated from GUDSKUL Jakarta – a public learning space established by ruangrupa Indonesia; and CR4 Symposium: Stepping out of the line by  RAW Material Company(Dakar). 

'Collective Body' Exhibition includes - Exhibition space, Talks, Performance - Exclusive Live events (for Nine days). Over forty collectives and collaborative platforms active in Asia, Africa, Oceania, and Central and South America was present at DAS 2020. The collectives are:

Akaliko (Dhaka), Aman Iwan (Paris), Art Labor (Ho Chi Minh City), ArtPro (Dhaka), Artree Nepal (Kathmandu), Back Art (Dhaka), Bangladesh Garment Sromik Samhati (Dhaka), Britto Art Trust (Dhaka), Calpulli Tecalco (Milpa Alta), Center for Historical Reenactments (Johannesburg), Charupith (Jessore), Chimurenga (Cape Town), Depth of Field (DOF) (Lagos), Drik/Chobi Mela/Pathshala (Dhaka), Gidree Bawlee Foundation of Arts (Thakurgaon and Dhaka), Green Papaya (Manila), Gudskul (ruangrupa, Serrum and Grafis Huru Hara) (Jakarta), Hill Artist Group (Dhaka and Chittagong), Hong Kong Artist Union (Hong Kong), Invisible Borders (Lagos), Jatiwangi Art Factory (Majalengka), Jog Art Space (Chittagong), Jothashilpa (Dhaka), Laboratoire Agit’Art (Dakar), Mata Aho Collective (Aotearoa), Pangrok Sulap (Sabah), Shako (Dhaka), Shelter Promotion Council (Kolkata), Shoni Mongol Adda (Dhaka), Students’ Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh SECMOL (Leh), The Otolith Group (London), Trovoa (Rio de Janeiro), Ueinzz Theatre Group (Sao Paulo), and Uronto Artist Community (Dhaka). 


To read more about the project in the Dhaka Art Summit website - click here


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