Bangladesh

News
Censorship

Exclusive interview: photographer Shahidul Alam speaks out about prison, being tortured and the human rights situation in Bangladesh

Artist was granted bail in November after being held in custody in Dhaka for 102 days

News
Politics

Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam granted bail after 102 days in jail—but must still face trial

Court decision comes after a wave of protests from cultural and political figures

News
Politics

Petitions and protests as art world rallies to free imprisoned photographer Shahidul Alam

Kochi Biennale organisers condemn “state-sanctioned violence” while Indian artists pledge to “shame the Bangladeshi authorities”

News
Politics

Arts and human rights organisations denounce arrest of Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam

Activist is detained and charged after commenting on student protests in Dhaka

Interview
Biennials & festivals

Diana Campbell Betancourt: 'How I put together the Dhaka Art Summit'

Chief curator of biennial south Asian art platform discusses her gruelling schedule, rediscovered art work stores, and how art world friends can help with insurance

Blog
Diary

Dispatch from Dhaka: five highlights from the fourth Art Summit

The gathering—dubbed the Davos of the art world—kicks off in Bangladesh