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River heritage: Learning from Puran Dhaka - Feb 05 - Mar 10

Feb 05, 2024 – Mar 10, 2024

10:00:00
Alliance Française de Dhaka, Dhanmondi

River heritage: Learning from Puran Dhaka - Feb 05 - Mar 10

“Learning from Puran Dhaka” 

   

A living exhibition and an open workshop titled ‘Learning from Puran Dhaka’ by a group of architecture students and faculties from Mokpo, Mumbai, Trivandrum, Paris and Dhaka will start from Sunday, 4 February 2024.

 

Opening:

   

1️⃣ 04 FEB 2024 at 6.00 PM 🔔Venue: La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka 26 Mirpur Road, Corner of Road 3, Dhanmondi Open seven days a week, from 3 to 9 pm

   

Architecture workshop and living exhibition: 04-15 February 2024

   

2️⃣ 16 FEB 2024 at 6.30 PM 🔔Venue: La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka 26 Mirpur Road, Corner of Road 3, Dhanmondi Open seven days a week, from 3 to 9 pm

   

The mayor of DSCC will officially open the exhibition, which will display the outcomes of research and planning workshops. Subsequently, Nasrul Hamid MP, State Minister of Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources, will inaugurate another exhibition.

   

Opening of the Exhibition followed by performance art by Ramona and Gale

   

Exhibition Duration: 16-23 February 2024; 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

3️⃣ 21 FEB 2024 at 6.00 PM 🔔Venue: Hamidur Rahman Cultural Centre, Zinzira, Keraniganj, Dhaka

   

The mayor of DSCC will officially open the exhibition, which will display the outcomes of research and planning workshops. Subsequently, Nasrul Hamid MP, State Minister of Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources, will inaugurate another exhibition.

   

Opening of the Exhibition followed by performance art by Ramona and Gale

   

Exhibition Duration: 21 February -10 March 2024; 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

   

Explore the research work carried out by a group of architecture students and faculties from L’École nationale supérieure d’architecture de Paris-La Villette (ENSAPLV), Mokpo, Mumbai, Trivandrum, Dhaka, and Calcutta in this workshop.

   

The findings of their research are compiled in a booklet. You can access the booklet through the following links:

   

BOOKLETS:

 

PHOTOBOOK – Learning from Puran Dhaka 2024

Boro Katra – Booklet Armanitola – Booklet Gol Talab – Booklet Shankhari Bazaar – Booklet
Tanti Bazaar – Booklet Bangla Bazaar – Booklet Manglabas – Booklet Farasganj – Booklet
       

Take a quick look at the exhibition's highlights.

Opening of the exhibition ‘Learning from Puran Dhaka’ at La Galerie

Glimpse of the workshop of 2023 - 2024

Video clips provided by: J M Anonno, Sidratul Safayet, Rahul Roy, and the participants of the workshop

A diverse group of approximately 60 students hailing from Dhaka, Mumbai, Trivandrum, Mokpo, and Paris have embarked on a fascinating journey to explore a wide range of subjects in Old Dhaka.

These topics include endangered heritage, circular economy, urban agriculture, innovation, corporate culture, and many others. Together, they are delving into the depths of knowledge and uncovering the hidden gems of this historic city.

Ramona Poenaru & Gaël Chaillat – Des châteaux en l’air with the participation of students from Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh and a group of local kulis. This Event was in partnership with BAFA, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Alliance Française de Dhaka and Institut Français

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