Exhibition: 16 January ­‐ 27 March 2016, ArtScience Musuem
Awards: 19 January 2016, Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

CATEGORY - SCULPTURE

ARTIST

Promotesh Das


ARTIST INFO

b. 1980, Bangladesh

Promotesh Das Pulak was born in 1980 in Bangladesh. He completed his MFA 2004 from the Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka. Pulak was trained as a painter and the use of diverse material has played a pivotal role in his sculptural practice. He is interested the duality that lies between the organic natural elements and the combat equipment,, which suggests the betrayal of innocence and beauty. Most of his sculpture is war equipment assembled by small flowers made of the shola plant, which is usually used as a traditional craft material.

He exhibited his works in several shows in Bangladesh as well as internationally. Das exhibited in the Bangladesh pavilion at the 54th Venice biennale in 2011. He has also received fellowship form Aminul Islam Trust In 2007.