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Shumon Ahmed
Cell : +880 1718 121 007
  • Artist, b. Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1977
    Works in Dhaka
    Represented by Project88, Mumbai, India.
    Education
    2006 - 09
    Graduation in Photography, South Asian Media Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    2008
    International photo semester, spring, Denish School of Media and Journalism Arhus, Denmark.
    Solo Exhibitions
    2013
    • Bangladesh – A country of unknown faces, Essenz-Fabrik, Zerbst, Germany 13th September – 29th October, 2013
    2011
    • (Self) portrait, 1st Chittagong. 7th solo exhibition, at Parampara gallery, Bisahud Bangla, – 14th Of January, 2011
    2009
    • Disaster & persons with Disabilities, an installation based show, at 12th LGED Auditorium, Dhaka.
    2007
    • Ability & Inclusion of Disabled people in Bangladesh, at Shilpangan Gallery, Dhaka.
    Group Exhibitions
    2014
    Upcoming, Metal Graves, Curated by Jitish Kallat, Kochi-Muziris Biennale,India,December 2014.
    Eyes on Bangladesh, New York, 26th – 30th of March, 2014.
    Samdani art award exhibition, group show at 2nd edition of Dhaka art summit. 7th-9th of February, 2014.
    B/Desh, contemporary art from Bangladesh, curated by Deepak Ananth, 2nd edition of Dhaka art summit, 7th of Feb 9th of Feb, 2014.
    Listen–up! A public sound art exhibition in New Delhi during the Indian art fair, co-curated by Diana Campbell Betancourt and Tim Goossens, launched, 30th of Jan 2014.
    2013
    Limbo, a group photography exhibition at Bengal art lounge, Dhaka. June 14 – June 31, 2013.
    Video art, An open showing of new experimental video, film and digital media art works at Värnamo and Jönköping, Sweden, in Spring 2013. Theme Self portrait.
    Longitude Latitude 5, a group art event, Dhaka, theme: Identity and belongings. Project: put myself back together again ( Installation includes two video, found object, photography, Rubik cube, seal)
    Chobi Mela VII, International Festival of Photography, Dhaka, 2013. Solo exhibition, what I have forgotten could fill an ocean, what is not real never lived.
    2012
    • Young artist from Bangladesh, At Community Space Litmus gallery Ansan, South Korea.
    • Group art Exhibition at City Bank, Gulshan, Dhaka, curated by Mustafa Zaman. 11th April, 2012.
    • Land of the free, Inaugural Dhaka Art Summit, National art gallery, 12th till 15th of April 2012.
    • Destinations, video and photography based installation. Only god can judge me, a group art event curated by Shuvo Rafique, at Circo soap and chemical industries, Tejgoan I/A. 12th till 15th April 2012.
    2011
    • Film Exhibit (Land of the Free) at Photo. Circle, Kathmandu, Nepal, 19 March, 2011.
    • Chobi Mela VI, Goethe institute January 7 2011, Dhaka
    • The Affordable Art Fair, London, UK.
    • Russian Art Fair, London UK.
    • FINDING CHERI SAMBA, Curated by: Sven Vanderstichelen. Brussels, Belgium.
    2010
    • Where Three Dreams Cross: 150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Whitechapel Gallery. London. UK and Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland.
    2009
    • Perspectives, graduation show, at Drik gallery. Dhaka. Bangladesh.
    • Chobi Mela V, an international photography festival, at National Art Gallery. Dhaka.
    2007
    • Group Exhibition on the Occasion of Pathshala’s 10th Anniversary, at Drik gallery.
    2006
    • Morten Krogvold workshop, a Group Exhibition on the occasion of Chobi mela IV, an international photography festival, at national art Gallery.
    • Group Exhibition on the Occasion of Pathshala’s 9th Anniversary, at Drik Gallery.
    • Group Exhibition on the occasion of Drik’s 17th anniversary, at Drik Gallery.
    2005
    • Group Exhibition on Portrait photography, at Russian cultural center.
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