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Japan Foundation to host exhibition on Japanese prints at Liberation War Museum

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 12th September, 2022 02:05:09 PM
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As part of the celebration of 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Bangladesh, the Japan Foundation in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh will organise a fortnight-long traveling exhibition titled “Photographic Images and Matter: Japanese Prints of the 1970s’’ at the Liberation War Museum.

The event will be inaugurated on September 16 (Friday) and will remain open to visitors till Thursday, (September 29), except Sundays, said the Embassy of Japan in Dhaka.

Divided into two sections, the exhibition will showcase “The Age of Photographic Images,” and “Images of Autonomous Matter,” giving attendants a sense of contemporary Japanese art trends in 1970s.

The two weeks long exhibition will display award winning works of 14 distinguished printmakers and professors from Japan; as well as present wide range of palettes, styles, and tradition of Japanese printmaking.

State Minister of Cultural Affairs KM Khalid will inaugurate the exhibition as the chief guest and eminent artist Prof Syed Abul Barq Alvi will be present as special guest, along with Ambassador Ito Naoki.