Rezwana Ahmed

"Participation at Noise came as opportunity at the right time! I have long waited for this chance to speak out loud about my feelings about How Bullying begins at home as well as Charity!"

See more of Rezwana’s work: NOISEfestival.com/user/rezwaname
From: Dhaka, Bangladesh
HOW: Entered work to the Art of Protest project

Rezwana has an MA in Art and Design (Textiles) from the University of Wolverhampton. Her work is about telling stories; capturing a moment or recollecting-representation of some memories than aesthetic. Her textile pieces represent a person’s life, often her own, drawing on culture and tradition; stories that heal or simply convey messages.

This is great. Dissent is naturally creative. It goes against the natural order.-Mark Thomas, speaking at the NOISE Art of Protest exhibition launch

She gave a personal speech about her included artwork, a hand stitched quilt entitled ‘The Rise’. Rezwana thanked NOISE for giving her a platform to protest about the domestic abuse and women’s issues she feels so strongly about.

success!

  •  Her work “The Rise”, selected as one of the key pieces for the NOISE Art of Protest finalist exhibition, a three-month showcase at The People’s History Museum.
  • The exhibition received a huge 13,000 visits
  • Invited by NOISE to speak at the launch of the exhibition alongside political comedian Mark Thomas, Manchester, Deputy Leader of Manchester City Council, Councillor Sue Murphy and Councillor Amina Lone.

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  • German TV station ARTE documentary, ft the NOISE Art of Protest exhibition
  •  Manchester Evening News