Sight By Walk : Digital Desire
Agargaon: Dhaka: Bangladesh
There are some fascinating sculpture on public display around Dhaka City. Digital Desire is one of those innovative, eye catching, masterpiece from sculptor Mrinal Haque. This sculpture is erected at the front gate of BCS Computer City,the annexed part of IDB,which is a very popular IT accessories market of Bangladesh.
Mrinal Haque is a well known artist for his murals, sculptures of Bangladesh. He has made this sculpture, which represent the theme of 'leaping toward futuristic world'. The title of the sculpture- 'Digital Desire' represents the development of Information Technology and digitization in various sectors of Bangladesh to keep the pace with current IT based communicative world. Title of this sculpture is also symbolize the desire of people for adopting digitization, mostly the Generation 'Y' of Bangladesh.The sculpture is unveiled for public on 03 January 2011.
Description of SculptureThere are a man and a woman in pose of 'running'. The couple is structured on a black ceramic tiles covered concrete podium. The man is taller than the woman. Both of them is over 10 feet tall. They are running by their right feet on forward. The sculptor has used lot of computer hardware scraps specially circuit boards and cables to build these two humanoids. Bodies are made of printed circuit boards. The hairs are made of various electrical wires. There are lot of connectivity cables comes out from the back of these running duet as the depiction of 'flash running'.
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