NO PLACE LIKE HOME
This was the first exhibition of the Rohingya Cultural Memory Centre outside the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar. NO PLACE LIKE HOME showcased a selection of Rohingya embroidery artworks curated by David specifically for this show around the meaning of home, belonging and memory. These were selected from the collection of artefacts at the IOM Rohingya Cultural Memory Centre collections: I always dream of my house when I sleep: Rohingya Memories of Home, and Inside my home. David was commissioned to design the exhibition design and the banner display entering the embassy. The entrance of the exhibition displayed the Elephant in the Room, an artwork by Bangladeshi artist Kamruzzaman Shadhin in collaboration with Rohingya artisans in the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar. The show opened in November 2020 at the Canadian High Commission in collaboration with The Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation, IOM, UNHCR and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.