Chobi Mela VII Workshops: Call for Application

Make the most of this unique opportunity
Deadline- 10th Jan, 4pm (BDT)

1. Morten Krogvold workshop
Title- Aesthetics in Photography by Morten Krogvold
Jan 26 ? Feb 01, 2013
3. Gael Turine workshop
Title- Design your project by Gael Turine
Date: Feb 07- Feb 10, 2013
Title- Curating 101 by Jody Haines
Date: Feb 02- Feb 05, 2013
Title- Traditional Printing by Dr. Deepak John Mathew
Date: Feb 01- Feb 05, 2013
Title: Transformations in the history of photography by Christopher Pinney
Date: Jan 28 ? Jan 29, 2013
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Author: Shahidul Alam

Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018. A photographer, writer, curator and activist, Shahidul Alam obtained a PhD in chemistry before switching to photography. His seminal work “The Struggle for Democracy” contributed to the removal of General Ershad. Former president of the Bangladesh Photographic Society, Alam set up the Drik agency, Chobi Mela festival and Pathshala, South Asian Media Institute, considered one of the finest schools of photography in the world. Shown in MOMA New York, Centre Georges Pompidou, Royal Albert Hall and Tate Modern, Alam has been guest curator of Whitechapel Gallery, Winterthur Gallery and Musee de Quai Branly. His awards include Mother Jones, Shilpakala Award and Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dali International Festival of Photography. Speaker at Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, Oxford and Cambridge universities, TEDx, POPTech and National Geographic, Alam chaired the international jury of the prestigious World Press Photo contest. Honorary Fellow of Royal Photographic Society, Alam is visiting professor of Sunderland University in UK and advisory board member of National Geographic Society. John Morris, the former picture editor of Life Magazine describes his book “My journey as a witness”, (listed in “Best Photo Books of 2011” by American Photo), as “The most important book ever written by a photographer.”

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