Opportunity to study at one of the finest schools of photography in the world
?I do not know of a single institute of higher education anywhere in the world which provides the quality of education being provided here in Bangladesh today.?
Rob Mountfort, Picture Editor of?AsiaWeek, 1999
Pathshala’s Visiting Faculty Includes:
Anwar Hossain, Amy Pereira-Fears, Amy Yenkin, Attar-Hamedani Abbas, Barbara Stauss, Chris Boot, Chris Brazier, David Burnett, David Campbell, Eva Leitolf, Frank Fournier, Greg Marinovich, Ian Berry, Jack Picone, Jenny Matthews, John Kippin, Jorge Villacorta, Julian Germain, Kalidas Karmaker, Kunda Dixit, Liz Wells, Mahfuz Anam, Marcelo Brodsky, Margo Smit, Mark Sealy, Mark Haworth-Booth, Masaki Herano, Morten Krogvold, Mustafa Monowar, Neil Burgess, Neils Mulvad, Nicola Robbers, Pablo Bartholomew, Pedro Meyer, Pep Bonet, Philip Blenkinsop, Raghu Rai, Reza Deghati, Rob Mounfort, Robert Pledge, Stanley Greene, Stephen Shames, Tim Hetherington, Tina Ahrens, Trent Parke
Mr. Md. Main Uddin
Pathshala South Asian Media Institute
16, Sukrabad, Panthapath, Dhaka?1207
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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