FLORIAN BANGLA ~ Florian Bangla is a site specific installation realized inside Caffè Florian in Venice. My initial idea of connecting Bangladesh and Venice by creating a sculptural... form using wooden decorations carved in Dhaka was enriched by the use of baskets normally used to carry chickens to the markets of Bangladesh. The chicken baskets were hanged inside the gilded interiors of the ancient café resulting in a clash of aesthetics and history. The wooden decorations became the frame to the portrait of a wooden carver of Dhaka. Read more