Re-Examinations on the Function of Art: Dhaka Art Summit 2018
The 2018 Dhaka Art Summit, which runs from February 2, 2018 until February 10, 2018 is an ambitious set of programming and events. This years summit has multiple programming components that are realized in concise curatorial sectioning, of centered on the consistent thematics evidenced in the works. DAS is hosted this year at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, which marks the third edition of the summit. Additionally, Samdani Art Foundation Artistic Director Diana Campbell Betancourt is the Chief Curator of DAS 2018, leading the summit for the third time. The works on view cover a diverse range of focus, including but not limited to that of the: social, political, individual, sexuality, among others.