Social media-based artists group Obscure Artists of Bangladesh (https://www.facebook.com/groups/388572135356260) has established towards the vision of moving forward the enthusiastic and talented artists of Bangladesh and share their creative thoughts with the world, the virtual event based on its Facebook group will honour the participating artists with exciting events and exhibitions.
The Founder Mahfuzur Rahman stated “Most of our artists in our Facebook group are self-taught, but their potentiality reflects possibilities of standing internationally. Due to lack of a proper platform, they are unable to expose their outstanding creativity to the world, and through this unique event we are going to provide them with an equal opportunity to showcase their artworks to the world, and encourage them to keep on practising.
With almost 20 thousand members, the artists' group has become one of the largest artists' communities in the country and has been actively the 'obscure' artists from the very beginning of the ongoing global pandemic of COVID-19. The group has previously arranged international online exhibitions and a significant number of prestigious events through socialmedia
Artist Mahfuzur Rahman, founder of the Obscure Artist of Bangladesh told “Our Facebook group has been set up back in October 2019 with the intention to provide an organized platform and inspiration to the ‘obscure’ artists of Bangladesh. The response we got in return is unbelievable and overwhelming. Our endeavours are pretty focused- we want to inspire these artists and give them a platform they deserve to showcase their extraordinary talents and creativity”.
Details of the Group can be found at the Facebook group of Obscure Artists of Bangladesh (https://www.facebook.com/groups/388572135356260)