Shezad Dawood: Concert for Bangladesh Commission

Shezad Dawood has been announced as a joint receipient of the British Council's Digital Collaboration Fund award with their partners Samdani Art Foundation to produce Concert From Bangladesh, a groundbreaking mixed reality project in collaboration with the artist.
In the year of Bangladesh's 50th anniversary of independence, this project will expand the legacy of Ravi Shankar and George Harrison's 1971 ‘Concert for Bangladesh’. It will revisit the notion of the charity concert to celebrate the role of music in building contemporary Bangladesh nd empowering civic movements for greater social equality.
Concert from Bangladesh is supported by the British Council Digital Collaboration Fund, which supports UK and overseas cultural partnerships to develop digitally innovative ways of collaborating.

February 3, 2021
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