Munem Wasif


Munem Wasif is a documentary photographer, born in Bangladesh (1983), graduate of Pathshala. Wasif started his photographic career as a Feature photographer for the Daily Star, a leading English daily of Bangladesh. After that, he works two years with DrikNEWS (International news photo agency) as a Staff photographer. Now he is represented through Agency VU in Paris. His photographs have been published in numerous national and international publications including Le Monde 2, Sunday Times Magazine, Guardian, Politiken, Io Donna, Days Japan, L’expresso, Librations’, Courier international, Photo, British journal of photography, PDN, Photo, Lens Culture, Area, Camera work, Photo, Himal Southasian, Asian Geographic, Photo District News, Zonezero, PDFX12 and The Daily Star. In 2008, he won International Award for concerned photography F25 of the Fabrica for his extensive work on Old Dhaka. In 2007, he was selected for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass in the Netherlands. His work has been exhibited worldwide including Palais de tokoy, International Photography Biennial of the Islamic World in Iran, Fotofreo- festival of photography in Australia, Chobimela in Bangladesh, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Japan and VISA POUR L’IMAGE in Perpignan. Recently he awarded as a “City of Perpignan Young Reporter’s Award 2008″ at VISA POUR L’IMAGE in France.

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