IMRAN HOSSAIN PIPLU

Visual Artist
 IMRAN HOSSAIN PIPLU

Imran Hossain Piplu born in Dhaka in 1970. I was trained at the Institute of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, receiving an MFA degree in 1998 in Sculpture. Some of my participation in group exhibitions include the upcoming Parables: Pavilion of Bangladesh, 54th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia ,2011; 14th Asian Art Biennale, Dhaka 2010 and Videozoom: Bangladesh, Sala 1 Rome, Italy, 2010; Britto New Media Festival, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts , 2009 and 1mile² Dhaka, at Beauty Boarding in Old Dhaka ,2009; Off the Beaten Path, South Asian Artists’ Exhibition, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka,2008 organised by Britto Arts Trust; a group exhibition followed by a three-month long residency at Sacatar Foundation, Brazil ,2005; Residency outcome Show, Alliance Française de Dacca, Dhaka organised by Britto Arts Trust, 2005; Sculpture Exhibition, organised by Vashkar in Dhaka , 2005; Exhibition of Residency Programme at Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan, 2004; Group Exhibition, Jindal Art Foundation, Karnataka, India, 2003; Young Artists from Bangladesh, Ibraki, Japan, 2002; Group Art Exhibition (Japan-Bangladesh), Chiju Art Gallery, Tokyo,2001 ; India-Bangladesh Art Exhibition, Gallery Alternative, Kolkata, 2000; National Art Exhibition organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka between 1997-2000. I attended Theertha International Artists’ Workshop, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2010; Image Manipulation Workshop and Across the Street, Video Art Workshop by Britto Arts Trust, 2009; Britto International Artist’s Workshop 2003, Tepantor Film City, Bhaluka, Bangladesh; Collaborative workshop at Dhaka, Bangladesh, Copenhagen, Orhus, Odense, Denmark, organized by Images of the World, Denmark; Hualien International Artists workshop, Taiwan in 2003. Stone Carving Workshop, organised by Jindal Art Foundation, Karnataka, India, 2002. In 2003, I received a fellowship by UNESCO/Aschberg 2003-4 at Sacatar Foundation, Brazil. My artist-in-residency programmes were held in Britto Arts Trust, Bangladesh; Sacatar Foundation, Brazil; Edinburgh Mela Limited, Scotland; Taipei Artists’ Village in Taiwan and Jindal Vyjayanagar, Karnataka, India. In 2001 and 2002, I was awarded respectively first and second prizes for his project at Cavalcade Parade in Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland. I also received Best Award for Sculpture from Institute of fine art, University of Dhaka in 1997. I am also a Founder -Trustee of Britto Arts Trust. Less

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