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Dhaka Art Summit ended with love

Dhaka Art Summit ended with love

The first two weeks of February, Dhaka became a hub of artists’ gathering from all across the world. They gathered to attend the Dhaka Art Summit-2018.  Artworks, belonging to an array of genres and representing 35 countries, have been displayed here. Dipa Mahbuba Yasmin has visited this summit and shared her experience with New Age Youth. The first two weeks […]

February 18, 2018 · 0 comments · Art Culture
Jigsaw: the game has just begun

Jigsaw: the game has just begun

Saw movies are familiar among its fan-base for its grim violent story line. This brings another sequel, Jigsaw (2017). Riasat Raihan reviews the dark mystery thriller. Well, it might have seemed that the Saw series was ‘game over’ when the final installment came out at 2010, there was still a lot of bloodshed to be had on big screen. With […]

February 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Art Culture
Gabhi Brittanto: timely review of a satire

Gabhi Brittanto: timely review of a satire

Ahmed Sofa had the courage to speak truth to power. In his satirical novel Gabhi Brittanto (1995), he mocks the practice and politics of vice-chancellorship and intellectual poverty in our public universityies. Nahid Riyasad reviews and finds surprising similarity of the novel with present time.   In contemporary Bangla literature, we have not seen many non-conformist authors. Among this small […]

February 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Art Culture
Jolputul – bottles, buttons and socks

Jolputul – bottles, buttons and socks

In the time of technologically mediated entertainment, Istiaque Ahmed Nahian writes about a youth led puppet studio that is trying to restore the long historic tradition of puppetry.   There will be a cliché in 50 to 60 years from now that, ‘Man has become the puppets of technological advancement’. We, especially the millennials, are extremely lucky to become the […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Art Culture
Honey Hunter: nature taking care of her

Honey Hunter: nature taking care of her

Bottola’s Huney Hunter reminds the new generation that we are responsible to protect our nature, to raise our voice when it is harmed, writes Nahid Riyasad     Bangladesh is blessed with many natural resources. Most precious of them would be the Sundarbans — the largest mangrove forest in the world, adorning and protecting the country. This forest has been, […]

January 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Art Culture