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Rafiquin Nabi

  To meet Rafiqun Nabi, is to meet one of the co creators of the artistic scenery in Bangladesh. Born as the eldest of eleven, he saw paintings by his father since he was very young. His father was an artist at heart, but did not live in a time or place where he could […] Continue reading →

Alexis’ pick: An ode to Jean

an ode to Jean, an advocate for the elderly and a dear friend   Last week Sunday I had the pleasure of finally meeting the infamous Jean. A few weeks prior Sabya had called me, sounding slightly worried. She was trying to contact Jean via email and by calling his home phone for several weeks now and had not received any kind of response. According to Sabya, something […] Continue reading →

Abdul Alim

We visited a rarity in Bangladesh: an elderly care center, partly privately sponsored and mostly paid for by the families of the people that live there. There are six buildings with 20 residents, women with women and men with men. We portrayed four of their residents. This is Abdul Alim. As told by Selina Akhter, […] Continue reading →