Mahbubur Rahman

Mahbubur Rahman (b. 1969, Dhaka, Bangladesh)  works across a large range of media, from drawing, painting and etching to installation, performance and video art. His work often engages with questions of history, society and the human condition,  examining the impact of modernity on contemporary life in South Asia. Rahman is a co-founder of the artist-run collective, Britto Arts Trust, founded in 2002.  

His work  was shown in Parables, the first Bangladeshi pavilion at the Venice Biennale (Italy, 2011). In 2015, ambitious new work was exhibited in Dust to Dust, (Bengal Foundation, Dhaka, 2015). In 2016 his work, alongside that of his wife, Tayeba Begum Lipi was featured in the exhibition, The Artist as Activist, Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University.