5 Questions with Diana Campbell Betancourt

This 5 Questions interview, featuring Samdani Art Foundation Artistic Director and Dhaka Art Summit Chief Curator Diana Campbell Betancourt shares her thoughts on Bangladesh’s art history being written out of the dominant narratives of South Asia on account of its once being East Pakistani (Bangladesh won its independence from Pakistan in 1971 after a bloody struggle). 

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