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Sanjoy Chakraborty

Sanjoy Chakraborty is a painter, performance artist, art writer and illustrator. He completed his master’s and bachelor degrees in Art History from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. During his academic years, he participated in several exhibitions in India, including a student residency at `Periferry 0.1’, produced by Desire Machine Collective, Guwahati, Assam. His writings on Bangladeshi modern art, art education, and folk art have been published in various journals and magazines. His curatorial work includes Vicinity (2009) in Chittagong and Kolpobikolpo (2017) in Dhaka, and he co-edited the catalogue of the 2015 Kornaphuli Folk Trennial. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at the Department of History of Art, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, and is also pursuing a PhD on Bangladeshi Folk Art from the same university. He continues to exhibit his artworks in Bangladesh and internationally.