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Najib Tareque

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Najib Tareque
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Tareque in 2017
Native nameনাজিব তারেক
Born (1970-09-05) September 5, 1970 (age 50)
Dinajpur, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
🏳️ NationalityBangladeshi
🏫 EducationMFA
🎓 Alma materUniversity of Dhaka
💼 Occupation
  • Artist
  • printmaker
  • writer
📆 Years active  1987–present
StyleNew media
👩 Spouse(s)Farhana Afroz Bappy
👶 Children2

Najib Tareque, (born September 5, 1970, as Abu Najib Mohammed Tareque) is a Bengali artist, printmaker and writer based on Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is best known for her New media artworks and one of the pioneers of online art galleries in Bangladesh. Tareque was the founding member of Jolrong, one of the first online art galleries in South Asia.[1] Since 1987, he has been part of various group and solo exhibitions both in the country and abroad. He participates in more than twenty individual and joint exhibitions in the country and abroad.

In 1998 he was awarded by the Forest Department of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

Early life[edit]

Abu Najib Mohammad Tareque was born on 5 September 1970, in Borogur Gola, Dinajpur, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). His father was Tamizuddin and his mother Nujratun Nisa. Tareque is the fifth among seven siblings. By his father's career, his childhood and early life span in Thakurgaon, Rajshahi and in Dinajpur district.[2]

His early education began in the village's school. After completing school exam from Rajshahi Collegiate School in 1986, he studied Dinajpur Government College. In 1987, he admitted studying Printmaking in Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Dhaka.[3] He was graduated in 1994 and after finished post-graduation in 2000 from the faculty.[4] While being a student, he was merely acting in the movement against anti-autocracy movement, and for the Nirmul Committee.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Najib married Bangladeshi painter Farhana Afroz Bappy. They have a daughter Taiara Farhana Tareque (born 1994), she is also a young artist, and a son Farhand Abu Tamjiad. In 2015, the artist family launched Studio 6/6, an art spaces based in Dhaka.[6][7]

In April 2017, a joint exhibition of this couple was organized in Dhaka at their own art gallery named Studio 6/6 under the heading "Nirman" ("Construction").[4][8]

References[edit]

  1. "'Art Makes Us Human' continues at Studio 6/6". The Independent. Dhaka. 20 May 2016. Archived from the original on 7 August 2017. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  2. ইংলিশ মিডিয়াম স্কুল যত বাড়বে সাম্প্রদায়িকতাও তত বাড়বে: নাজিব তারেক [The increase in English-medium schools, the increase in sectarianism: Najib Tareque] (Interview) (in Bengali). Interviewed by Robiul Islam. Shompadak.com. 13 August 2017. Archived from the original on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 1 February 2018. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  3. Jinnat Jan Kabir (May 21, 2016). Mahmud Anwar Hossain, ed. শিল্পী নাজিব তারেক ও তার নতুন প্রদর্শনী [Artist Najib Tarek and his new exhibition]. protidinersangbad (in Bengali). Archived from the original on February 2, 2018. Retrieved February 1, 2018. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Dual exhibition 'Nirman' by artist couple underway at Studio 6/6". The Independent. Dhaka. 8 May 2017. Archived from the original on 28 February 2019. Retrieved 28 February 2019. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  5. Al Imran. শিল্পী নাজিব তারেকের স্টুডিওতে [In the studio of artist Najib Tareque]. banglamati.net (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 2 February 2018. Retrieved 1 February 2018. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  6. Mahtab, Mormee (2 August 2016). "Studio 6/6". Dhaka: The Daily Star (Bangladesh). Archived from the original (print) on 24 December 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2021. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  7. Mohiuddin, Tanveer (20 December 2020). "The magic inside Studio 6/6". Dhaka: Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original (Print & Online) on 18 January 2021. Retrieved 18 January 2021. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  8. ফারহানা-নাজিবের যৌথ চিত্র প্রদর্শনী [Farhana-Najib's Joint Exhibition] (in Bengali). Banglanews24.com. 17 April 2017. Archived from the original on 5 June 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2019. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)

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