In celebration of the International Women’s Day 2016, Bistaar: Chittagong Arts Complex organized a group photo exhibition by 18 female photographers of Chittagong.The exhibit, titled “In the Light of the Women’s Gaze” was inaugurated by veteran social worker Hasina Banu at Bistaar Gallery at Mehedibagh in the port city on March 8. A host of distinguished guests including Continental Group’s director Jancy Shatwat Shafinaz Chowdhury; Trustee of Bistaar Chittagong Arts Complex, Anil Banerjee; adviser of Bistaar, Salimullah Mian; singer Mahia Abrar, and writer Farhana Anondomoyee were present at the inaugural ceremony.



Director of Bistaar and the curator of this exhibition, Alam Khorshed conducted the brief opening ceremony. Artist Nazlee Laila Monsur along with senior photographers Razia Sultana Deepa, Sheu Matin and the patron of the exhibition, Shahriar Farzana spoke at the event.

Sanjida Afrin, president of the photography club of Asian University for Women shared her feelings on behalf of the
participating photographers.

The exhibit will run every day 3pm to 9pm till March 19 2016.