16th Young Artists’ Art Exhibition: M. Hasan Morshed Generating awareness through art -The Daily Star


M. Hasan Morshed(left), Installation by the artist
Though M. Hasan Morshed’s background is on Oriental Art, for his first installation work titled “Jadu Ghar fake behind the trust”, Morshed has won ‘Honourable Mention’ at the 16th Young Artists’ Art Exhibition. The exhibition, organized by the Department of Fine Arts of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, is currently on at the National Art Gallery. The bamboo, paper mache and clay made installation features the image of a child, who is looking through a hole of a big egg, watching images of artefacts and demons.
Morshed said, “The white big egg is a symbol, which addresses our contemporary problem: we are not aware of our rights. The recent incident regarding valuable Bangladeshi artefacts could have been avoided, if we were more aware.” “In fact it’s not an isolated incident. Shady activities are going on almost
everywhere in the society,” he added. Morshed further informed that the image of the child represents our future generation. “When the future generation will look back, what would their observation be? What kind of country we are leaving for them, where people disregard the values of national assets for minor interest?” he said. On the reason behind participating at the exhibition with an installation,
though his background is on Oriental Art, Morshed said, “Installation is becoming popular all over the world and I’m interested to work in the medium.”

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