• Saturday, Jun 25, 2022
  • Last Update : 04:24 pm

An immersive experience

  • Published at 05:37 pm June 28th, 2020
D2_28 June, 2020_Doob

Doob showcases young artists on virtual platform

Doob is an independent and multidisciplinary online based 'Miniature' art project intended to showcase the work of nine emerging young artists from Bangladesh. At its core, Doob proposes to its collaborators to examine their immersion in nature and biodiversity at the time of this pandemic.

The initiator of this art project is emerging Bangladeshi young artist Azizee Fawmi Khan. This is her very first attempt at art curation. 

The exhibit will be showcased on social media platforms between June 25 to July 3, 2020

The first interaction of Doob started at the beginning of June in time to celebrate World Environment Day, which started as a discussion among a few artists over social media. A discussion about Earth which is home to around 8.7 billion species, and how we humans are responsible for the extinction of at least 1 million of them. Now in 2020, the tables have turned for us.

Despite being a social animal by nature, words like social distancing, quarantine etc. have become daily norms to us. This unexpected abundance of free time has brought not only fear, depression and sadness but also a different outlook towards life. Some of us have had to relocate from the capital city to native villages, some of us got to explore good old balconies and rooftops and our external worlds have been imprisoned inside screens. These new quarantine activities and disruption of our habitual behaviors during lockdown have evoked certain feelings and realizations of nature and its might among these artists.

In this project, some artists directly address social and environmental issues, one using one of the most valuable objects at this moment as an art medium - a soap; while others find optimism in nature and simplicity of life. One tends to swim even deeper into one’s psyche to analyze the different states of being.

Since usual gallery based art practice is no more an option at this moment, all the artists here have been working for home. So, Miniature was chosen as the project's art form to overcome the limitation of space.

The purpose of this project is to hold on to these perceptions, raise awareness about nature and all the important things in life. So that we breathe in a better, brighter and harmonious world, since we are about to resurface again.

The participating artists are – Sara Hossain, Antora Mehrukh Azad, Anannya Mehpar Azad, Nusrat Jahan Titly, Sarah Jabin, Shipra Rani Biswas, Taniya Rahman Roshney, and Shaily Shrabonti.

To visit the exhibition online,

Event link on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/746611002757443/

Page link on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/doob.immersion/

To follow on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/doob_immersion

Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail