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Chobi Mela VII International Festival of Photography will be launched on the 25 January and will be on till 7 February, 2013 in Dhaka Bangladesh. This seventh edition of the festival features 34 diverse and exciting exhibitions with artists representing more than 24 countries and once again shows that it is one of the most demographically inclusive photo festivals in the world. Under this year’s theme of fragility, fine art photographers, conceptual artists and photojournalist explore our tenuous existence, the tortured planet, the subtleties of racial diversity and multiculturalism, while looking at magic and beauty amidst the drudgery of everyday life.
Celebrating diversity this year the prestigious line-up of award winning exhibiting artists include Eugene Richards from US; Gideon Mendel from UK; J. D. Okhai Ojeikere from Nigeria; Lu Guang, Muge and Zhang Hai from China; Graciela Iturbide from Mexico; Max Pam from Australia; Pablo Bartholomew and Richard Bartholomew from India; Ziyah Gafić from Bosnia and Sandra Vitaljić from Croatia.
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