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5 Questions with Diana Campbell Betancourt

This interview, featuring Samdani Art Foundation Artistic Director and Dhaka Art Summit Chief Curator Diana Campbell Betancourt, is part of post's new theme Challenging the Global: C-MAP Experts Respond to 5 Questions. Here, 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). She also explores questions of cross-regional exchange, the importance of trans-national perspectives, and issues of funding and state support for the arts.

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Diana Campbell Betancourt

Artistic Director and Chief Curator Samdani Art Foundation and Dhaka Art Summit Diana Campbell Betancourt (b. 1984, Los Angeles) is currently Artistic Director of Samdani Art Foundation and Chief Curator of Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka, Bangladesh, a major... Read more »
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5 Questions with Diana Campbell Betancourt

This interview, featuring Samdani Art Foundation Artistic Director and Dhaka Art Summit Chief Curator Diana Campbell Betancourt, is part of post's new theme Challenging the Global: C-MAP Experts Respond to 5 Questions. Here, 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). She also explores questions of cross-regional exchange, the importance of trans-national perspectives, and issues of funding and state support for the arts.

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This interview, featuring Samdani Art Foundation Artistic Director and Dhaka Art Summit Chief Curator Diana Campbell Betancourt, is part of post's new theme Challenging the Global: C-MAP Experts Respond to 5 Questions. Here, 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). She also explores questions of cross-regional exchange, the importance of trans-national perspectives, and issues of funding and state support for the arts.

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