Shumon Ahmed at the Biennale of Santorini

Bangladeshi photographer Shumon Ahmed’s installation is amongst the 1st section of selected works at the Santorini Biennale.


Other artists: AFSOON (UK), Alice Souma (GR), Alper T. Ince?(TR), Bruno Jamaica and Benedict Romain?(UK),?Carolyn Cary (ES), C.P. Seibt?(GR), David Yu (CA), Deepa Mahajan (SG), Dimitra Skandali (USA), Eftychia Karamolegk (UK), Eszter Augustine-Sziksz (USA), Gregos Theopsy (GR), Harley Christopher Price (UK), Henrietta Katherine-Simson?(UK), Ioanna Neofytou (CY), Jim Hobbs (UK), Joaquin Gasgonia Palencia (PH), Juliet Bankes (UK), Kanella Arapoglou (GR), Kenneth Gill (UK), Lisabeth Ann Sterling (USA), Marina Fomenko (PL), Megha Rajguru (UK), Meytal Ofer (IL), Mina Kouzouni (GR), Myrch Kakour (GR), Nanna Lysholt Hansen (CH), Natalia Matta-Landero (CL), Ramona Concetta (GR), Rui Sasaki (JP), Shumon Ahmed (BD), Tahera Aziz (UK), Vivi Perysinak (GR), Xenofon Zavos (GR)
Shumon Ahmed graduated from Pathshala, The South Asian Media Academy


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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