Category: South Asia

Chobi Mela

Chobi Mela Chobi Mela, the international festival of photography since its inception in 2000 has been the most significant photographic event in Asia, and the first of a regular biennale, one that has become one of the highlights of the Asian calendar. It is organised by Drik Picture Library Ltd. and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute.  Chobi Mela – Images from Facebook Tags : Photo Gallery – Photo Book Library  Gift Shop – Analog – China – Cafe – Beijing – Darkroom Related External Content The ultimate gathering for the photographers. Mushfiqur Rahman Facebook review Details Website :  www.chobimela.org Contact Email : chobimelabd@gmail.com  Phone...

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My Journey as a Witness by Shahidul Alam

My Journey as a Witness by Shahidul Alam An insight into the evolution of one of the most significant movements in contemporary photography, through the eyes and voice of the man who shaped it. An extraordinary artist, Shahidul Alam is a photographer, writer, activist, and social entrepreneur who used his art to chronicle the social and artistic struggles in a country known largely for poverty and disasters. Lucid and personal, this much-awaited book includes over 100 photographs tracing Alam’s artistic career, activism, and the founding of photography organizations. From early images shot in England to photographs of the last two...

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Infidel

Infidel is an intimate portrait of a single U.S. platoon, assigned to an outpost in the Korengal Valley-an area considered one of the most dangerous Afghan postings in the war against the Taliban-but it is as much about love and male vulnerability as it is about bravery and war. Embedded with writer Sebastian Junger, and shooting over the course of one year, photographer Tim Hetherington made a series of images that prove surprisingly tender in their depiction of camaraderie and vulnerability (among the most moving is a series of the platoon sleeping). Alongside revealing interviews with Hetherington’s subjects and an...

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