Dhaka 9 to 5

Le reportage de Caroline Gillet :

Reportage on Wahid Adnan and Bangladeshi photojournalism on French Radio.

Dhaka commuters on double decker bus. Photo Wahid Adnan/DrikNews

Le Bangladesh serait le pays o? l’on trouve le plus de photojournalistes. Si c?est vrai, c?est en grande partie gr?ce ? Shahidul Alam qui a lanc? l?-bas une ?cole pour former les jeunes ? la photographie. Pour que le Bangladesh se regarde dans les yeux, pour qu’on arr?te de le regarder de loin, d’en haut. Pour ne pas laisser aux ONG le monopole de l?image. Rencontre avec Wahid Adnan, un jeune photojournaliste bangladais et avec son professeur, Shahidul Alam. Un reportage de Caroline Gillet
Pour voir les photos de Wahid Adnan – et sa s?rie “Dhaka 9 to 5”:

Wahid Adnan ? Wahid Adnan – 2012

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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