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Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

The Artist as Activist

TAYEBA BEGUM LIPI, Womanhood–2, 2015, Stainless-steel razor blades, 45 x 35 x 40 cm each. Courtesy Eat Pomegranate Photography.

“The Artist as Activist,” Tayeba Begum Lipi and Mahbubur Rahman’s exhibition at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, takes on oppressive societal concerns relevant to the artists’ native Bangladesh. While Lipi’s works are mined from personal experiences, Rahman’s explore local and global issues of Bangladeshi identity and the plight of the disenfranchised. Dexterously combined, the…

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