Tayaba Begum Lipi


Tayeba Begum Lipi is a Bangladeshi artist known to work with drawing, painting, installation, and video. She earned her MFA in Drawing and Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka. Lipi is also a co-founder of Britto Arts Trust, the first non-profit artists’ collective in Bangladesh. Her work often engages with questions of gender, femininity and womanhood and, more recently, with presence, absence and mortality. Lipi’s works have been exhibited in Bangladesh and overseas. She is also a recipient of a number of grants and awards, which include the Civitella Ranieri in Umbertide, Italy; she was named as the top woman in the Arts category for the ‘Ananya Top Ten Women of the Year’ in Bangladesh; ARThink South Asia Fellowship, India; and the Grand Prize at the 11th Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh.