KAALO is the student’s forum of Counter Foto – A Center for Visual Arts. KAALO acts as an autonomous and independent organization run by a committee from the students of Counter Foto. KAALO is a forum for all academic and extra-curricular activities for the students of Counter Foto. It is a forum for dialogue, discourse, activities and entertainment for the students of Counter Foto. The name KAALO is derived from the Bangla word for ‘Black’ which is Kaalo. Black represents the oppressed of this world. It represents the majority world. It represents the counter politics, it is against the hegemony of the colonialist power and it is a representation of decolonization of all forms of art. For these reasons KAALO is the perfect name for the student’s forum of Counter Foto which represents a counter discourse, a counter representation, which promotes dialogue and activism.