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Published in The Weekend Independent Magazine, May 2010 In January this year, a young Romanian woman called Ruxandra boarded a flight bound for Dhaka, Bangladesh.? The temperature in Bucharest that day was minus 22 degrees and the flight had been delayed due to heavy snowfall.? Ruxandra had travelled to Dhaka many times over the last […]

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These photographs were taken during a mime carnival in Dhaka in July 2010.? The carnival?was?funded by Grameenphone, who announced their intention to?establish Bangladesh’s first? mime academy, to be led by renowned mime artist, Partha Prathim Majumder.? Partha stars in the first commercial depiction of mime in Bangladesh – a series of advertisements promoting Grameen’s ‘value-added […]

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The Weekend Independent Magazine, 11 June 2010 Jessica Mudditt Amongst the kaleidoscope of national flags dotting Dhaka’s skyline in preparation for the World Cup, I’ve not seen a single Australian one. Not that it ever occurred to me to look?everyone knows that Australia is no football heavyweight. When one of my Bangladeshi friends politely asked […]

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