Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Jamdani exhibition shows art of weaving

A point-of-sale display of jamdani saris and other hand-woven products is under way at the Bangladesh National Museum at the capital’s Shahbag area. The ten-day exhibition, organised jointly by the museum and Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation, features a total of 38 stalls set up by traditional weavers from the Rupganj of Narayanganj district. ... Read more

Metamorphosis of a boi para

Much of contemporary literary and critical theory is dominated by French philosophers. To draw a reason why the French have the upper hand in critical thinking and philosophy, Jim Powell, in his book on postmodernism, jokingly wrote that for decades, French intellectuals — mostly regarded as national treasures and celebrities — sat at cafes, placed ... Read more