lluminating Puran Dhaka - Heritage in Limelight
Devi Nibash, Farashganj, Puran Dhaka
October 16 and 17, 2015
Illuminated Puran Dhaka – Heritage in Limelight
16.-17.10.2015 - after sunset
Farashganj (Devi Nibash, Northbrook Hall, Ruplal House, B K Das Road)
+880 2 9126525-6
Alliance Française de Dacca and Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, in cooperation with Urban Study Group, present video and light installations by
French artist Christophe Bruyas and German artist Philipp Geist, highlighting the endangered cultural heritage of Puran Dhaka.
Berlin based artist Philipp Geist, born in 1976, works internationally as an artist with the mediums of video- / light installation,
photography and painting (www.videogeist.de).
In addition to the vespertine illumination, a cultural programme, including dance, mime, poetry and music presentations as well as an
exhibition showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Puran Dhaka, awaits the audience. Kindly check the event brochure for more detailed
The project aims at raising awareness for the cultural value of the heritage buildings for the country.
Supported by Dhaka South City Corporation, Bangladesh Army and the Ministry of Culture as well as the Franco-German Funds for Cultural
Programmes in third countries.