‘Musicality in Wood’ workshop begins at Cosmos Studio

Printmaking Workshop2
Printmaking Workshop2

Dhaka, Nov 23 – A five-day-long woodblock print workshop titled ‘Musicality in Wood’ began at Cosmos-Atelier71 Printmaking Studio in Dhaka’s Malibagh area on Friday. The workshop is conducted by artist Anisuzzaman, Professor of the Department of Printmaking of Faculty of Fine Arts at Dhaka University.
Eminent artist Monirul Islam, Director of Alliance Française de Dhaka Mr Olivier Dintinger and Gallery Cosmos Director Tehmina Enayet were present at the inaugural ceremony.
Sixteen emerging artists from all over the country are participating in the woodblock print workshop.
They are ATM Abid Hasan, Avijit Mondol, Bristy Pathan, Faisal Abir, Faizul Islam, Jeny Das, MD Ashraful Alam, Md Fahad Uddin, MD Ragib Shakil Al Rafi, MD Saiful Islam, Sruty Kashana, Md Taohidur Rahman, Nabanita Chowdhury, Raju Ahmed, Shahed Hossain and Tahera Tanzim Juthi.
Artists Sourav Chowdhury and Zahangir Alom are participating in the workshop as guest artists.
The studio also intends to publish a portfolio with selected artworks of every participant derived from the workshop.
The workshop will run from 10 am to 5 pm every day until November 27 at the Cosmos-Atelier71 Printmaking Studio at Cosmos Centre.
Cosmos Atelier’71 studio set up in 2009 has made a significant contribution toward making printmaking medium more popular.
The workshop is on woodblock technique of printmaking. Woodblock is traditionally relief process to cut into the unprotected parts of a surface to create a design through layer after layer.
As a method of printmaking, it is, along with engraving, the most important technique for old master prints, and remains in wide use today.
The workshop will run from 23 – 27 November 2018, daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Cosmos Atelier71 Printmaking Studio: Cosmos Centre 69/1, New Circular Road, Malibagh, Dhaka.