Shawon Akand

Participated in 12 Art Camp(s) and curated 5.

𝐒𝐡𝐚𝐰𝐨𝐧 𝐀𝐤𝐚𝐧𝐝 (Bangladesh, 1976), is an artist, writer and curator based in Dhaka. Trained at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Dhaka University, Akand currently serves as the Director at 𝘑𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘱𝘢, an art organisation and a social enterprise he founded to enhance traditional arts with a sustainable approach towards community engagement and development.⁣⁣

Artworks at CRACK

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Participation Timeline

  • The primary aim of the summer camp is to nurture the creativity of young individuals by providing them with a platform to explore new artistic horizons, share their creative journeys, and engage in meaningful dialogues with fello…

  • The core idea of the summer camp is to facilitate young minds in exploring new grounds of creativity, exchanging their artistic journey and understanding with fellow young artists in the camp. This camp will engage emerging artists to experience …

  • Curated by Rahul Ananda. Participants included Satadru Savon Banduri, Koustav Nag and Debashish Barui from India, as well as Shawon Akand, Delwar Hossain, Polash Chowdhury, Tanzim Ahmed Bijoy, Shiek Sabbir Alam, Abdus Salam, Joya Shahrin Haque, A…

  • Due to ongoing health risks and travel restrictions nationally and internationally CRACK Trust has designed this 14th edition of the camp to be an “online” edition.

    We are inviting all our previous participants of CIAC, who …

  • This was the begining of CRACK art camp!

  • CRAC International Art Camp 2012, a multi-disciplinary environmental art Residency exploring the likelihood "Achinpur" or unconscious territory in South Asian context, which was held recently at Kushtia in Bangladesh. The five-day proje…

  • Twenty ten camp 

  • Twenty seventeen camp 

  • এই সময়

  • Symphony as a metaphor for life, the wonders of different elements coming together, celebrating the uniqueness of each component while recognizing their collective resonance. There is no conductor, only an organic creation, vibrating and intercon…

  • Simply Sitting

    “Who can wait quietly, while the mud settles”?
    Watchful, like men crossing a winter stream
    Alert, like men aware of danger
    Courteous, like visiting guests
    Yielding, like ice about t…

  • Let me begin with a small anecdote: “can you bring our village to Varanasi?”
    my father asked me while in Varanasi, recently. He was visiting me from Kerala
    and was worried of the isolation, which he was experiencing psyc…