Category Archives: Education

Faculty recruitment at Pathshala March 2015

  Vacancy Announcement Pathshala South Asian Media Institute invites applications for the post of Contractual (Part Time) Teachers (Job Title: Faculty member) to teach the short courses and workshops the institution offers (Basic Photography Course, Foundation Course, Digital Photography, Teen … Continue reading

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Job Offer at Pathshala

  Vacancy Announcement Pathshala South Asian Media Institute invites applications for the post of Head of Photography for the Photography Department who will be responsible for the overall strategy of the department under the supervision of the Principal. His/her responsibilities … Continue reading

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Defying the Laws of Gravity

                                    Photographers in Bangladesh 1987 -2014 It’s an unlikely mix.  The powerful but sage Abir Abdullah,, the protesting activist Taslima Akhter, the quiet and reflective Sarker Protick, the agent provocateur Jannatul Mawa, the deep and other worldly Anisul Hoque, the … Continue reading

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Chasing Windmills

AZIZUR RAHIM PEU, born 10th June 1964, died 14 October 2014 “If you let me go, I’ll kill myself.” I’d never given a job to anyone before. So this response to my suggestion that there was a better future for … Continue reading

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Drik’s 25th Anniversary

The dot matrix Olivetti printer was noisy. The XT computer came without a hard drive: two floppy disks uploaded the operating system. When the electricity went (as it often did), we had to reload it. Our bathroom doubled as our … Continue reading

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Sneaking Social Media into the Classroom

In professional circles our school of photography Pathshala is considered to be one of the finest in the world. So it is no surprise that our students are excellent at their craft. However, having been in the profession for over … Continue reading

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Sex on Six Legs: Lessons on Life, Love, and Language from the Insect World

By Marlene Zuk  Images forwarded by Manzoor “People are more afraid of insects than they are of dying, at least if you believe a 1973 survey published in The Book of Lists. Only public speaking and heights exceeded the six-legged as sources … Continue reading

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