Efat Razowana Reya
Reya has been attracted by art since her childhood. Her journey was different from others as she spent long periods of her childhood growing up in mental hospitals or with a relative’s house, because of her mother’s mental health and the loss of her father at an early age. She left home and went to Dhaka University at the age of 18. In order to survive she created distance with art and joined in student politics. After graduation, she realized she fully belongs to art and started a new journey. In 2015 she started traveling around Asian countries, to explore cultural differences between different countries. In 2017 she started a new life in Kunming. Reya holds a BA in Fine Arts and a MA in Fine Arts in printmaking, both from Dhaka University. In the year 2020, She is complete her other master's in New Media at the Yunnan Arts University from Kunming, China. Her multidisciplinary art practices are inspired her to explored Local and global context of modernity, post-modernity in terms of her own experience, place, and history. She has explored several ways of expression through print, installations, performance, video art. Reya has participated in many group exhibitions, workshops, and site-specific art projects nationally and globally.