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International Performance art Festival Bangladesh-2011

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Seiko Katayama(Japan)During the event @ Dhaka Art Center

 

International Performance art Festival Bangladesh-2011
31 January-4 February
Venue: Institute of fine Arts, Chittagong University campus and Dhaka Art Center

Porapara Space for Artist organized the event with the cooperation of NIPAF (Nippon International Performance art Festival) Director of NIPAF visited Porapara with 2 short performance art workshop as the preparation of the festival, The event gathered artist from Japan and Korea in Bangladesh, Japan Foundation support the project as NIPAF Asia tour and Art council Korea support Korean artist to join in the program. We got worm support from A.K.KHAN FOUNDATION,Chittagong,Art & Bangladesh,Dhaka Art Center, Institute of Fine Arts,Chittagong University and Some other personals in Chittagong, We would like to say thanks to all participated artist,technical hands and professionals who made it happened and successful.

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Porapara Performance art workshops

2009-2014

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Artist Sanjoy Cakrabarty in performance during 1st Porapara performance art workshop-2019 at patenga

 

Porapara start the performance art activities from the beginning of it’s operation. We organize 5 performance art workshops to educate the young artist about performance art, approximately 100 artist from different corner of the country joined with us with the workshop activities.Many of them practising in divers creative area, now we can say there is 60 practice emerging performance artist in Bangladesh.
1st performance art workshop was conducted by porapara director artist Abu Naser robii,It was week long workshop in 2009. Then We get very good communication with Japanese artist Seiji Shimoda in 2009. We invited him to conduct workshop in porapara to share his experience about performance art,Performance artist Seiji Shimoda(Japan) conducted 4 of our performance art workshop by cooperation with NIPAF(Nippon Performance, Festival and Japan Foundation,Asian Cultural foundation and depart magazine,Dhaka ). It was really good and influential experience for the participants.

Residency

Porapara Artists Residency Program

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Porapara offer 2 residency programs for artists from home and abroad, it is open for visual artists from all discipline and art researcher / curator. Artists can contact before 2 months of their arriving.

Porapara Village residency Project: Porapara village residency and studio is situated in south part of Chittagong city, it is very near to Patenga Saha Amanat International Airport, and Patenga Sea beach, the space for residence is a traditional family house with wide work space, bathroom, kitchen is out side of the room and shared with the other resident. It is in middle of a typical Chittagong village area. Studio space is a teen-shed room (22ftx12ft) with electricity, internet and one PC (only for communication) and out space also useful for work, artists can work with village people and river side or sea side too. The villagers are familiar with artistic activity and cooperative enough. Their is an individual Print making studio in studio campus, so artist can use it for making Aching aquatint or same kind of print related works, Studio equipped with some common heard-wear tools like Grinding, drilling, saw machines ) Duration of program 30 days Porapara will provide:
* Residence and work-space
* A public presentation of artists works in city hall
* A publication on the residency activities (Color)
* Press and media coverage.
* If artists feel interest to work with local artists or Conduct a workshop with village people or to do Other social co-operation then porapara will help to
* make it materialized in every possible way. a field trip to Cox-Bazer or Bander Ban / Rangamati / Kahgrachari
* Closing Dinner Party with local artists.

Participation fee: 500 $ USD

Local artists will get support from porapara stipend for Cover some of the expenses

Welcome to porapara space for artists

A party night in Khamar para,Khagrachori-2010
Ending party of 2nd porapara site specific art workshop.
Performance by Artist Niloo far chaman
During Porapara International Performance art festival Bangladesh-2011 at dhaka art center
Performance by Artists Shaila Sharmin(CTG)
During Porapara International Performance art festival Bangladesh-2011 at Institute of fine CTG
Policritix expression-2014 | Open studio
Bottola at Khulna
Image from Floating peers-2013
Photo cradit-Artist Moinul Alam
Performance by Artists Seiji Shimoda(Japan)
During Porapara International Performance art festival Bangladesh-2011 at Institute of fine
Policritix expression-2014 | Open studio
Bottola at Khulna
Policritix expression-2014 | Open studio
Bottola at Khulna
Opening of International Performance art festival Bangladesh-2011
Talked by Artist Alak Roy
Performance by Artists Dilara Begum Joli
During Porapara International Performance art festival Bangladesh-2011 at Institute of fine arts,Chittagong University.
Performance by Artist Moohey( South Korea)
During Porapara International Performance art festival Bangladesh-2011 at Institute of fine
Image from Floating peers-2013
Performance by Artist Osamo Kuroda(Japan)
During Porapara International Performance art festival Bangladesh-2011 at Institute of fine

an alternative art space in Bangladesh

Porapara Space for Artists is an artist-run initiative with a mission to provide basic logistical,mediation and production support for emerging artists since the year of foundation 2004. Situated at Charbasthi,a beautiful village of Patenga in Chittagong, next to the Shah Amanat International Airport, between the estuary of Karnafuli river and the beach of Bay of Bengal.
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PORAPARA ARTISTS RESIDENCY PROGRAM-2015


Artist seo sung hun ( South Korea)
Seo Sung Hun a creative alternative contemporary dance performance artist and choreographer, working with Stone and water Performance Cooperation activist.
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