Ronni Ahmmed is in a ritual with his colours and brushes, engrossed in walking his own distinct way of tasawuuf which is unlike any other Sufi Tariqa. He has had six consecutive solo exhibitions titled ‘Untitled’ in 2002 and ‘Mythoronnia’ in 2004, both at Alliance Francaise, Dhaka; ‘Archaeology of Noah’s Ark’, in 2005, in Dhaka and Chittagong, at respective galleries of Alliance Francaise, and lastly, ‘Tales of Pseudo Myth’, at Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts in 2006, Dhaka, were testimony to his outré sensibilities. The Bengal show was a turning point for this young artist, as it brought into view his ability to redefine his own aesthetic strategies subjecting his imagery to extreme manipulations.
His ‘Tomb of Kara Qoez’, an installation that uses numerous drinking glasses and painted eggs, has been showcased in Venice, at OPEN 24, curated by Paolo De Grandis, co-curated by Carlotta Scarpa, organized by Arte Communications, in collaboration with the Department of Culture of the Venice City Council. He has also participated at Dhaka Art summit consecutively in 2012, 2014 and 2016 and exhibited ‘Missing one’ an art exhibition at Oslo which was curated by Nada Raza, at the Tate Modern in 2016.
Title: Conference of the Birds’
A tribute to the great sufi poet and Master.. Farid Uddin Attar(Ra)…it is about ..how reflection make things.. repeated infinitely…and remind us finite is just a conception of fleeting mind…beyond mind everything is infinite…no beginning or end,..and mind itself is a reflection of the finite world.. when mind dissolves.. infinity appears..
Photo Credit: Mushfika Rubaiyat, Adil Hasnat, Ishtiaque Ahmed Foisal, Rojat Arjya