Morten Krogvold at Chobi Mela VII

Photo by Morten Krogvold
Photo by Morten Krogvold

Morten Krogvold
Morten Krogvold
Morten Krogvold ? Artist?s Talk?? ??
Wednesday, 30 January, 7PM, Goethe-Institut
Morten Krogvold ? Workshop ?Aesthetics in Photography??
26 January ? 1 February, Pathshala ??? ?
Students? work ? Morten Krogvold Workshop/Opening ceremony?? ? .
Sunday, 3 February, 4PM, Asiatic Gallery of Fine Arts
Morten Krogvold is a Norwegian photographer and writer, especially known for his portraits of artists, politicians and other celebrities. He has published numerous books and held many exhibitions. Krogvold was appointed?Knight of the Order of St. Olav?in 2005, received the?Hasselblad Masters Award?in 2002 and has been the?creative director?for?Nordic Light International Festival of Photography?in Norway from 2006-2012.
Visit Morten Krogvold?s website?

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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