Solo art exhibition titled ‘Secretive Works of an Outsider’ by Owazuddin Mamun is underway at Kalakendra in the capital’s Mohammadpur area.
The show features a total of twenty mixed media abstract artworks.Organised by Kalakendra and curated by Wakilur Rahman, the exhibition began on August 24 and will continue till September 16.
Dhaka University’s fine arts faculty Dean Nisar Hossain was present as special guest at the inaugural ceremony of the exhibition.
Owazuddin Mamun has displayed artworks named ‘Ki Bolbi Bol Ekti Kabita’, ‘Moushumi Hamid’ ‘Prithibir Jonno Shwapno’, ‘Amar Shashuri Amma’, ‘Amar Jibon’, ‘Prio Boudi’, ‘16th July Katrina Kaif Er Jonmodin’, ‘Amar Shontaner Naamey Duiti Chitro’ and others.
Mamun never received any formal education on art. His works were brought to the Dhaka University’s fine arts faculty’s dean Nisar Hossain’s office by the artist Shahabuddin Sheikh. When asked where he found them, he replied that these were found in the dustbin of the institution. Later, they located Owazuddin and encouraged the artist for holding the exhibition.
The exhibition will continue till September 16 at Kalakendra, 1/11 Iqbal Road (3rd floor) Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207.