born in 1988, Dhaka

living in the Netherlands

 

anika.m.ahmed@hotmail.com

instagram.com/anika_mariam_ahmed

anika-mariam-ahmed.jimdo.com

 

 

Education

2014-2016     MFA in Painting, Frank Mohr Institute, Hanzehogeschool, Groningen

2009-2013     BFA in Drawing and Painting, University of Dhaka, Dhaka

2008-2012     BA in English Literature, BRAC University, Dhaka

2010              Exchange Programme, University of Ottawa, Ottawa

2008-2009     Architecture studies, BRAC University, Dhaka

 

Grants

2017              Mondriaan Funds Werkbijdrage Jong Talent (Young talent work contribution)

2016              Buning Brongers Prize, Buning Brongers Stichting, Amsterdam

2014-2016     Hanze scholarship, Hanzehogeschool, Groningen

2009-2013     Study scholarship, Charukola, University of Dhaka, Dhaka

 

Residency

Jul-Sep 2017  Kaus Australis, Rotterdam supported by Mondriaan Fonds and Fonds Kwadraat

 

Exhibitions/Projects

2016              Buning Brongers Prijs exhibition, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2016              A moment, a person, a thought, graduation show, Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen

2015              Embassy exhibition, Galerie Patries van Dorst, Wassenaar

                     Two Point Zero, curated by Marc Bijl, Laden für Nichts, Leipzig

2013 - 2014   Illustration for children’s schoolbook, BRAC Institution for Educational Development, Dhaka

2013              Very graphic: the art of storytelling, Bengal Art Lounge, Dhaka

                      Commission for murals for Urban Youth Festival, Goethe Institut, Dhaka

                      A fair with a flair, Bengal Art Lounge, Dhaka

                      Whistle, Shilpangan Gallery, Dhaka       

                      Junction, Dhaka Art Center, Dhaka

2011 - 2012   Graffiti and video projects with Amar Desh Amar Gram (My Country My Village), Dhaka

2011              Rashed smriti, Shilpokola Academy, Dhaka

2008              Chhobir haat, Shilpokola Academy, Dhaka

 

Collections

UMCG kunst collection, Groningen, and other private collections 

 

        Publications

        A moment, a person, a thought graduation catalogue, 2016

        Buning Brongers Prijs 2016 catalogue, 2016