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Award-Winning Bangladeshi Artists Exhibition at Singapore reflecting “Essence of Bengal”

Bangladesh, a South Asian historical region, combines nature with its diverse landscapes. The fertile Ganges Delta, crisscrossed by rivers like the Padma and Jamuna, defines its topography. The Green countryside combines vibrant paddy fields and tea gardens. Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest hosts biodiversity, including the habitat of the Royal Bengal tiger. Monsoons bring life to the land, transforming it into a mosaic of colors. Various Bangladeshi artists illustrated the natural beauty, traditions, cultures, and values of this vibrant region in the nation and overseas. Jamal Ahmed is one of the prominent artists of Bangladesh depicting the nature and life of Bengal. Jamal’s paintings depict the lifestyle and the scenic beauty of the people living in the root level of Bengal. His sharp hands reflected the scenic beauty along with the norms and traditional lifestyle of Bengali people. He has portrayed images from their lives in acrylic on canvas, which he uses in his way. He also paints nature in birds and animals. Pigeons are his favorite. His subject of art also includes street people, mystic individuals, and even someone with an interesting face. His landscapes have also drawn accolades from far corners of the world. He has won the Ekushey Padak- the second-highest civil award in the country for his contribution to art. Another artist is Kanak Chanpa Chakma. She belongs to a promising indigenous community of Bangladesh. She was raised in the highlands of southeast Bangladesh. She belongs to the Chakma ethnic community. Her paintings resemble the uniqueness of nature as she draws inspiration from her ethnic background. She uses vibrant colors in semi-abstract form to portray the untold stories of these indigenous people particularly women, who are often deprived of their rights. Her artworks resemble the tales of their everyday lives, sorrow, and struggles as well as depict the colorful festivals and rituals, clothing, and jewelry. They also display the undulating green hills and magnificent blue water of the lake. She profoundly works in acrylic, oil, charcoal, and mixed media. Away from work, she supports the welfare of autistic children and provides help for abandoned street animals. The exhibition titled “Essence of Bengal” shall represent these vibrant aspects of Bengal’s culture and life through the colorful illustrations by these artists.

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