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Samdani Art Foundation



The Samdani Art Foundation (SAF) is a private arts trust based in Dhaka, Bangladesh founded in 2011 to support the work of the country’s contemporary artists and architects. Its programmes support Bangladeshi artists and architects in broadening their creative horizons through production grants, residencies, education programs, and exhibitions. To achieve this, SAF collaborates with the Bangladeshi government through official partnerships. SAF’s motivations are articulated through a variety of initiatives, the largest being the bi-annual Dhaka Art Summit (DAS), which it founded in 2012 and continues to produce a non-commercial research and exhibition platform for art and architecture related to South Asia, DAS rejects the traditional biennale format to create a more generative space for art and exchange that re-examines how we think about these art forms in a regional and wider context. SAF has recently launched the new DAS Research Fellows programme to formalise this effort and to support and facilitate artistic research in Bangladesh throughout the year.

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Text in this page is originally from the official website of Samdani Art Foundation and has been translated and altered by AVAT.