performance art

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

Porapara Performance art workshops
2009-2014

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 practicing in divers creative area, now we can say there is 60 prectice emarging 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. see more

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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. Read more Photo Album-1

Artist Joydeb Roaja during the event

Performance Art Today
(A regular Performance Art Event at Porapara)

Porapara Space for artist Open a platform to practice and innovate new idea on performance art for the practicing performance artists in Chittagng. We organizing regular performance art events. Approximately 55 local artist joined to excess the facilities of the platform to explore their thoughts and out come of the action with audience.The project also aimed to develop the preference art Audience in the city.It is always open for all event, some of the event was site specific and public see more

Artist Afsana Sharmin Zhuma in her 1st solo performance art show in Shilpakala academy,CTG.

Solo performance artist Show
2019-2014

The event dedicated to present the practicing artist who have developing their special characteristic in performance art, Porapara initiated this event as promotional performance art activities, We did one solo show during this time but we hope to continue the event by presenting new and interesting performance artist and activities. see more

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