A new art centre and sculpture park aims to draw international visitors to north-eastern Bangladesh, re-drawing the art world map. Srihatta-Samdani Art Centre and Sculpture Park is due to open in the rural tea district of Sylhet, around 150 miles from Dhaka, late next year.
Nadia Samdani and her husband Rajeeb—Bangladesh’s most high profile collecting couple—are behind the vast new arts complex, the first major contemporary art institution in the country. They established the Samdani Art Foundation in 2011, and launched the first edition of the biennial Dhaka Art Summit the following year. Read More via TheArtNewspaper.