location_on Unity Pavilion
access_time Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat @ 09:00 AM from Aug 05
visibility Published for Public
Porishor is a multimedia exhibition portraying the eternal journey of the soul. The continuation of signs of the unseen through time and space. With images from six continents, Iffat Nawaz brings captures from the refugee crisis to glimpses of heaven on earth. A poem flows through this river-like journey aspiring to create a new world map for the viewer's eyes.

Inauguration of Porishor will be from 4:30 to 5:30 pm on August 5th. 

The exhibition will start with a meditation, followed by songs of Rabindranath Tagore by Arjita Chowdhury and Sitar performance by Tapabrata Mithra.

 +++ Open  09:00 - 12:00 & 14:00 - 17:00 +++
 +++ From Aug 05. - Aug 19. 2019  +++

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Iffat Nawaz is a Bangladeshi-American artist and humanitarian worker. She has a decade of experience implementing projects in developing and crises settings, including the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh and Boko Haram conflict in Nigeria. As a writer Iffat has published articles, columns, short stories, poetries, a non-fiction book, and translations of Bengali classic fictions.  

Her writing has been published by the Huffington Post, Zubaan Books, Bengal Lights Books, Himel South Asian (Nepal), Indian Quarterly, The Bright Magazine (USA), Daily Star, Cold Noon Journal and Dhaka Tribune. 

She has traveled across six continents and uses photography, writing, and films to put forth her artistic expressions.  Iffat’s artwork has appeared in a handful of exhibitions in South Asia.