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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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And Yet She Smiles

And yet she smiles. Gang raped numerous times as a child. Forced into pick pocketing. Caned till she was unconscious. Sold to a madame. Hajera Begum’s life has little that would give cause to smile. Yet she smiles. She cries … Continue reading

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1134 – lives not numbers

A group exhibition dedicated to the lost garment workers of Bangladesh. Still haunted by the memories. When I close my eyes I see the procession of corpses, following me behind, taunting my sense of responsibility. 24th April, 2013, Rana Plaza … Continue reading

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Call for themes: Chobi Mela VIII

Theme for Chobi Mela VIII Win a festival catalogue! Deadline: 28 February 2014 Propose your theme for Chobi Mela VIII, January 2015 Chobi Mela, the international festival of photography since its inception in 2000 has aimed at exploring the semiotics … Continue reading

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