“The theme for the 2023 Dhaka Art Summit is ‘Bonna’ (Flood). In riverside Bangladesh, ‘Bona (Flood)’ is not just one name of the disaster, but much more, so young girls are given the name ‘Bona’ (Flood). At this year’s DAS, ‘Bona’ (flood) will be presented in a different way through the character of a young girl: with questions that touch upon necessity and non-necessity, disaster recovery and reconstruction, children and I go against traditional binary thinking. adults, women and men, and more. The exhibition of the participating artists will reveal the full importance of this relationship,” Rajib Samandani told UNB.
Artists participating in the 6th edition of Art Summit include – Sumaiya Wali, Antony Gromley, Asafika Rehman, Vinodbihari Mukherjee, Bhasha Chakraborty, Chitraprasad, Daniel Boyd, Damasus Hacha, Faisal Zaman, Ganesh Penny, Ghazaleh Awarzmani, Habik Chuhen, Habiba Navroz, Jamal Ahmed, Jaydeb Roja, Jani Rasika, Kabir Ahmed Masoom Chishti, Kamruzzaman Swadhan, Lala Rukh, Lapdiang Saiyyam, Marina Perez Simao, Nabeel Ahmed, Najmun Nahar Kaya, Paul Taburet, Rupali Gupta and Prasad Shetty, Poornima Akhtar, Rafiqun Nabi , Safiuddin Ahmed, Sahaj Rahal, Tanya Goyal, Veronika Hapchenko, Yasmin Jehan Nupur, Rizvi Hasan, Ganesh Paine and others.