Advisory board

Shama Rahman, Marketing & Press Consultant

Shama is passionate about widening access to cultural institutions for all audiences and currently works as a Marketing Associate at the Guggenheim Museum. A Queens native intersted in pursuing her own creative expression and encouraging others to do the same, she was a City Parks Curator at ArtPrize 2014 and a member of the Eyes On Bangladesh advisory board. Shama graduated from Smith College, where she studied Economics, Art History, and Museum Studies.

Obaidullah Mamoon, Advisor; Printing Consultant

Shawn Chowdhury, Fundraising Consultant

Shajia Rahman, Community Advisor

Shajia Rahman is an educator. She has been involved in New York City’s public school system since 2008. Shajia is also the director of the Bangla School at the New York Public Library Parkchester Branch. She believes this exhibition will clarify many misconception that people have about Bangladesh and its people.

Nabil Rahman, Curatorial Advisor

Nabil is a freelance multimedia writer/artist/journalist based in New York. He has worked as a photographer for the National Geographic and a photo-editor at CNN. He is the founder and co-curator of “Eyes on Bangladesh,” and served as Chobi-Mela’s general secretary 2014-2015. He is currently working on a documentary in Sylhet.

Ayesha Sultana, Curatorial Advisor

Ayesha Sultana is an artist who currently teaches and lives in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Her most recent solo exhibitions have been at Blue Velvet, Galleria Valentina Bonomo, Rome 2014 & Outside the Field of View, Experimenter, Kolkata, 2014.