6 - 20 May 2017 — Visual Arts
Based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Ruxmini Choudhury is a curator, art writer, researcher and bilingual translator. Currently with the Samdani Art Foundation, Ruxmini is doing extensive research on the artist initiatives from all over the country for the newly launched Samdani Artist Led Initiatives Forum. As part of the Dhaka Art Summit team, she worked as a research assistant to Daniel Baumann, Director Kunsthalle Zurich for the Samdani Art Award 2016 show, Diana Campbell Betancourt for the group show ‘Mining Warm Data’ and Nada Raza, Research Curator, Tate Modern, London for her group show ‘The Missing One’.
Ruxmini completed her BFA in Art History from University of Dhaka in 2014 and previously interned at the Dhaka Art Center, a Dhaka based non-profit art centre. Her research on the crafts of Kushtia, Jhenaidah and Magura districts of Bangladesh has been published in Setouchi Catalogue: Bangladesh Crafts, 2014. She is also an alumna of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES).