Prameya Art Foundation in association with Emami Art and Roli Books and our partners in South Asia, Britto Arts Trust (Bangladesh), Siddhartha Art Foundation (Nepal), Vasl Artists' Association (Pakistan), and Theertha International Artists' Collective (Sri Lanka) invites proposals for artist books from creative practitioners in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Britto Arts Trust, firstname.lastname@example.org (Bangladesh)
Pramaya Art Foundation, email@example.com (India)
Siddhartha Art Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org (Nepal)
Vasl Artists' Association, email@example.com (Pakistan)
Theertha International Artists' Collective, firstname.lastname@example.org (Sri Lanka)
Emami Art, one of the most significant art institutions in the eastern part of India, is a key space for cultural production in the region. The organisation is focused on a future-forward, complex, multi-dimensional approach and steadfast in the advocacy of emerging, mid-career and established artists as well as an engagement with contemporary and historical material. The gallery aims to create dynamic, wide-ranging registers of exhibition-making and viewing. Deeply committed to promoting a regional, national and international agenda through innovative and alternative programming, emphasis on community and socially relevant engagements, institutional partnerships and more via a multi-year vision for the future, Emami Art is resolute to be a catalyst of change, research, innovation and inclusivity.
Britto Arts Trust is an artists’ run non-profit network officially founded in 2002 in Dhaka, Bangladesh with a global reach. It is permanently spaced in Green Road, Dhaka but works extensively in different locations across the country. Britto works as a catalyst for supporting and promoting new ideas.
Britto is an expansive and sustainable contemporary art environment and culture that seeds and promotes multiple interdisciplinary practitioners, groups and networks for the Bangladesh art scene. It provides an International and local forum for the development of professional art practitioners, a place where they can meet, discuss, experiment and upgrade their skills on their own terms.
Britto set up the Bangladesh Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011, also invited to the ‘documenta fifteen’ in 2022.
In 2001, Vasl was established as an artists’ collective, in Karachi, Pakistan. Inspired by the original philosophy of the Urdu word ‘Vasl’, which depicts an intangible form of unison. Vasl Artists’ Association functions as space and platform for nurturing creativity, in addition to encouraging the freedom to create experimental work in artistic practices. Vasl Artists’ Association is affiliated with the Triangle Network, UK. It is an international network of artists and art organizations that support professional development, cultural exchange, and innovation within the contemporary visual arts. Within the past 18 years in Pakistan, more than 660 international and local artists have undertaken Vasl residencies. They have attended workshops, conducted educational outreach and public programs, and created projects of significance.
Visual Artist Duo
Director, Alserkal Arts Foundation
Co-Founder/ Director - photo.circle/ Nepal Picture Library/ Photo Kathmandu
Artist & Artistic Director, 5th Kochi-Muziris Biennale