Dhaka, one of the largest settlements in the world, is a theater of oddities. Once a garden city, its growth has outpaced any notion of order or sustainability, and in the wake of this fast, ad-hoc development, the records of what it once was and who lived here have been lost. The architect Kashef Chowdhury has captured the everyday life in the megalopolis in sketches made in dark alleys and on inaccessible riversides; from a rickshaw or from rooftops; in the dead of the night or drenched in monsoon.
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The successfull book Dada Africa was honored with the International Tribal Art Book Prize (PILAT) 2016. Founded in 2009, this award is organized by Tribal Art magazine in partnership with the auction house Sotheby's.
Congratulations to all those who have contributed to this success!