The Bangladesh Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark organized a three-day painting exhibition of two Bangladeshi artists at the embassy, from June 28-30. About 50 paintings by Kazi Salauddin Ahmed and Zobaida Arzoo were on display at the exhibition. [...] Painting is a powerful medium of Bangladeshi artists which has not received much international exposure, and the exhibition was organized with providing that exposure to Bangladeshi art and artists.
The People’s Republic of China has restated her resolve to transfer technology and other competences to Nigeria through continuous training. This dominated the discourse at an exhibition tagged, ‘China through the eyes of Nigerians’. The event held at the china cultural center in Abuja. It was a delightful testimony of mutual relationship transcending more than 50 years between Nigeria and China.
Northeast students from different universities, colleges of the region gathered to witness the fusion of northeast diversified culture with the rich culture of Punjab. Besides, promoting the culture, traditional dresses and designs etc of the northeast region, the event also aimed at unifying students through cultural exchange.
Mr Low Sze Wee, Director, Curatorial, Collections & Education, National Gallery Singapore, shared with Rattana Lao (Modern Diplomacy) on the origin, expectation and reception of the Artist and Empire: (en) countering colonial legacy exhibition at the National Gallery Singapore. [...] "Through this, we hope the exhibition will generate greater discussion on the formation of national identities and their complex relationships with the colonial experience."
The British Council in the Philippines and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) recently launched the ‘Art for Urban Change’ partnership. The tie-up aims to contribute to more liveable and creative cities, and includes the creation of site-specific artworks on pumping stations found along Pasig River, a traveling art exhibition, and the creation of a public art advisory group.
A Hawaiian mural festival and a Venice art exhibit are among this week's examples of art diplomacy
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Since opening in 1970, von Bartha has exhibited modern and contemporary artists across historically significant movements. Representing over 20 artists and estates, the programme includes contemporary artists in a dialogue with Kinetic art and Concrete art. Working closely with the Salamieh Hospital in Hawarti, Syria, SUPERFLEX has sourced necessary surgical tools which are exhibited within the gallery space.