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Moscow exhibition features award winning Bangladeshis photos

  • Special Correspondent
  • 19 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Moscow exhibition features award winning Bangladeshis photos
Science and Technology Minister Architect Yeafesh Osman visits the Tretyakov Gallery in Russia recently.

Tretyakov Gallery, a world renowned museum in Moscow, is hosting a unique exhibition of photos, architecture models and designs.

Moscow Design Museum and Atomstroyexport (ASE)-Engineering Division of Rosatom State Corporation are supporting the event as co-organisers.

The exposition features photographs by the winners and other finalists of ASE International Photo Awards 2020 contest.

Bangladeshi photographers showed their class in the completion by winning in a number of categories.

Photographers from Bangladesh, India, Egypt, Hungary, Finland, Turkey, Belarus, Uzbekistan and Russia competed in the final round.

The exhibition was opened on July 7, 2021 and will continue until September 26, 2021.

ASE International Photo Awards contest is conducted by the Engineering Division of Rosatom State Corporation. The aim of the contest is to familiarise the public with the beauty and  uniqueness of the countries where the Russians construct nuclear power plants and to open new names of bright and talented photo artists, said a release. 

Science and Technology Minister Architect Yeafesh Osman paid a visit to the exhibition and spoke very high about its concept and arrangements.

The minister was leading a high power Bangladesh delegation to Russia to inspect the progress in manufacturing of major equipment for Rooppur Nucleara Power Plant (NPP) in different plants of the country.

The exhibition is complemented by works of contemporary Russian designers and architects to add new meaning and associations.

Igor Gurovich, an iconic graphic artist and designer was in charge of overall designing of the exposition.

Musical pieces were composed by Viktor Osadchev, which guides visitors through the exhibition and help them not only walk from one hall to another, but transfer their fantasies to other continents.

The exposition also features an audio guide recorded by Tim Ilyasov, a teacher of the British Higher School of Art and Design, fashion researcher and journalist.

In 2020 ASE Photo Contest, out of 1400 works submitted, the professional jury selected winners and awardees in six categories: "My country", "Dialogue with nature", "Freeze frame shot", "Atom nearby", "We are what we eat", "Portrait".

Bangladeshi photo artists who won prizes in different categories are: Azim Khan Ronnie, 1st position, Category – We are what we eat; Fayzul Mowla, 1st position, Category-Dialogue with nature; Nafis Ameen, 1st position, Category-Dialogue with nature; Moniruzzaman Sazal, 1st position, Category- Portrait and Syed Mahabubul Kader, 2nd position, Category- My Country.