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Graciela Iturbide - Photo by Drik

Quick, Quick! Don’t Miss It!

Published on January 29th, 2013 | by shift

Things are moving fast at Chobi Mela. It’s already day 5 at the festival and each day is chock-full of interesting events and discussions – and some riots here and there just to spice things up. ... Read More


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Photo by Hai Zhang

Chobi Mela is a Riot!

Published on January 28th, 2013 | by shift

And Dhaka as well… The morning sessions at the EMK today ran a little bit late due to some of the speakers being locked inside their hotel. Patrick Witty and Veneta Bullen arrived late for their panel ... Read More


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Photo by Siniša Glogoški

What the Volunteers Have to Say

Published on January 25th, 2013 | by shift

The newest addition to the Chobi Mela team only arrived on 21 January. Croatian photographer Siniša Glogoški shares his feelings with us about the festival that is going to start in only a couple of hours. ... Read More


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Chobi Mela Rally

The Chobi Mela Rally Starts in 5 Hours!

Published on January 25th, 2013 | by shift

The traditional Chobi Mela rally starts in 5 hours. Join us at 3:30PM in front of the Bangladesh National Museum! If you’re not in Dhaka, join us via live streaming for the opening ceremony at Bangladesh ... Read More


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Photo by Hossein Fatemi

Hossein Fatemi to Attend Chobi Mela

Published on January 25th, 2013 | by shift

Hossein Fatemi, b. 1980 in Iran, started his career as a photographer in 1997. He has worked in Lebanon, Pakistan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Georgia, Russia, India, Somalia, Kenya, and Afghanistan. His work has been published in ... Read More


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Photo by Muge

Muge to Attend Chobi Mela

Published on January 24th, 2013 | by shift

Muge was born and grew up in Chongqing, China. He graduated from Sichuan Normal University with a degree in Broadcasting and Television Directing, and worked as photographer, photo editor and lecturer after graduation. He has held ... Read More


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Photo by Nii Obodai

Nii Obodai to Attend Chobi Mela

Published on January 23rd, 2013 | by shift

Slide-show: African Photography – Curated by Nii Obodai and Bisi Silva Sunday, 27 January, Goethe-Institut Born in Accra, Ghana, Francis Nii Obodai Provencal is at ease with the vast and diverse world of his continent. His ... Read More


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