Exhibition « Bangladesh 1971: Mourning and Morning » at Alliance française of Dhaka, Bangladesh
This exhibition, created in 2021 for the 50th anniversary of Bengladesh’s independance, in collaboration with the Liberation War Museum, Dhaka, and the support of the Alliance française of Dhaka and the French Embassy in Bengladesh, is going to be shown again.
The Alliance française of Dhakawill host the exhibition, enriched by content about Marc Riboud, and about the researches made by Mofidul Hoque, and his team of the Liberation War Museum, who identified some of the people photographed 50 years ago by Marc Riboud.
A program of documentary movies and a talk with the organizers is scheduled at Alliance française on Saturday 15th of October.
Adress: Alliance Française de Dhaka, 26 Mirpur Road (Corner of Road no.3), Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1205
Open from 3pm to 9pm, everyday except on Sunday.
For more information: website of Alliance française
Exhibition “Bangladesh 1971: Mourning and Morning” at the Liberation War Museum, Dhaka, Bangladesh
50 years after Marc Riboud photographed Bangladesh, at the time the country became independent, 50 prints are exhibited at the Liberation War Museum in Dhaka, with the support of Alliance française de Dhaka and the French Embassy in Bangladesh.
Arriving in Kolkata early November 1971, Marc Riboud photographed the refugee camps, the demonstrations for Bangladesh’s independence, before being embedded with a column of the Indian army. Witness of the decisive Jamalpur battle, he was among the first to reach Dhaka.
A research lead with Mofidul Hoque, co-curator for the Liberation War Museum, allowed to read this reportage in depth and to present the photographs, now historical documents, in their context.
Adress: Liberation War Museum, Plot F 11/A and F 11/B, Ser-e-Bangla Nagar, Civic Centre, Agargaon, Dhaka 1207
Open from 10am to 5pm, every day except Sunday.
For more information: website of Liberation War Museum