Now Mohsin Kabir(b.1986, Netrakona, Bangladesh) is an actively practicing visual Artist of Bangladesh. He started his journey his Art career from 2006 with his academic study. He works in various mediums, painting is one of them. Completed MFA and BFA from Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka. He prefers to work mainly in watercolor washes. Which is a special genre of work of oriental artists. It is a very time consuming task. He always tries to create something new which is collect from nature and he trying to connect with the nature. So that nature is always existing in his works. Kabir achieved Best Award (Photography) Young Artist Art Exhibition 2020 and 1st National Photography Festival 2012. He took part in various art projects organized by Britto arts trust, Art pro art initiative, Sandwich Dhaka, Background art collective, Art Bangla, Back art foundation, and Outdoor group. Kabir’s work has been widely exhibited at international festivals, contests, and exhibitions such as Documenta Fifteen in Kassel, Germany, Vantage point 10th by Sharjah Art Foundation in UAE, in the USA, Italian National Commission for UNESCO, Athens in Greece, BAKU in Azerbaijan, Romania, Kathmandu in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh. Kabir took part in various curatorial shows such as “Revisit” in ‘documenta fifteen’ in Kassel, Germany, in 2022, and Participation in India Art Fair, India 2023 as part of Britto Arts Trust., Identity: Body and Soul” at the WOW festival by British Council, curated by Jewel A Rob, and “Lost Never Lost” by Britto Arts Trust. Working as Assistant Art Conservator and Documentation with Sandwich Dhaka.
We recently caught up with Mohosin after High Art 2023 to learn more about his most recent inspirations:
Where do you find your creative inspiration?
Why do you do what you do?
Creating Art piece and I am passionate about it.
What art/artist do you most identify with?
Vincent Van Gogh
What themes do you pursue the most?
What role does an artist have in society?
Providing food for good and beautiful thoughts
What is your artistic outlook on life?
Undoubtedly, life is beautiful. But life in touch with nature and art is more beautiful.
What advice would you give to your younger self?
Much more to do and see
Do you listen to music while you are creating? If yes, share the song and artist that you listen to while creating art.
Song 1 Song 2
What's the best thing about being an artist?
What is your dream project?
Nature and History