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Promiti Hossain

Promiti Hossain is a Bangladeshi practicing artist with a background of mixed nationalities and religious descent. Born in Bangladesh in 1991, she has spent her life mostly in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and partly with her family in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India. She studied Painting from Kalabhavana, Fine-Arts Department, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan (2010-2016). After completing her course in 2016, she continued her artistic pursuits in Santiniketan.  

She has participated in several national and International group exhibitions.

She participated in a group exhibition of the twelve shortlisted young artists for the Samdani Art Award in “Seismic Movement”, Dhaka Art Summit 2020, curated by Philippe Pirotte. She is the winner of the Samdani Art Award’s first-ever jury’s special mention prize for her collaborative art project “Personal and social”, awarded by Andrian Villar Rojas, Julie Mehretu, Eungie Joo, and Carolyn Christov-Bakarviev.

She has also been one of the 100 recipients from Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, and Africa of the prestigious Prince Clause Seed Award 2022.

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