Photo by Drik/Majority World0
Good bye! See You in 2015!
Chobi Mela VII will come to an end tonight when the doors close on the exhibitions at the various galleries around Dhaka.
We would wish to thank all the exhibiting artists, event participants, workshop conductors, sponsors and everyone else who helped make this festival a success.
Sparks of Chobi Mela VII will linger on over the next couple of weeks – with certain workshops only having begun today and the touring exhibitions still to be dispatched – but hopefully the Chobi Mela fire and passion for photography will sustain us until the next edition of the festival in 2015.
Over the past weeks we’ve come to understand that fragility need not be a weakness but can be a source of strength and that there is kindness not only in listening to other people’s opinions but great hope in empowering their stories. Now we just need to build on that.
With the end of the festival my time in Bangladesh is slowly running its course… So, good bye for now and see you back in Dhaka for Chobi Mela VIII.
Let’s see if we can get 2 Rolls Royce for the opening rally in 2015.