Resume

House 58, Road 15/A, (New) Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh,

Cell: +88 01716 670621

Skype: saikat.mojumder

Born: 01 January 1985, Netrakona, Bangladesh

E-mail: saikat_mojumder@yahoo.com

Blog: https://mojumdersaikat.wordpress.com/

Present Position:

Freelance Photographer

Photo Ambassador’

Compassion for Migrant Children, Bangladesh

Website: www.included.org

Experience:

Jun 2009 to Jul 2012: Photographer, Photography Department, Drik picture library Ltd. Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sep 2008 to Feb 2009: Photographer, Canvas fashion and lifestyle magazine, Dhaka.

Apr 2007 to Aug 2008: Contributing Photographer, The Daily Star, Dhaka.

Academic Record:

Name of Exam Group/Subject

Year

Board/University/School
Secondary School Certificate Commerce

2001

Dhaka Board
Higher Secondary Certificate Commerce

2003

Dhaka Board
Graduation In Photojournalism Photojournalism 2007-2009 Pathshala (The South Asian MediaAcademy and Institute of Photography

Training & Work Shop:

•      2012: Climate Change Workshop at British Council, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

•      2010: Angkor Photo Workshop, conducted by Patrick de Noirmont, Associated Press, Cambodia.

•      2009:  Photographing  the  Magazine  Assignment,  conducted  by  Dick  Doughty,  Managing  Editor  of  the

American magazine Saudi Aramco World magazine, as a part of Chobi Mela V, Dhaka Bangladesh.

•      2008: Edith Cowan University –  Pathshala Photography Workshop conducted by Alison Morley, Former Photo Editor, The New York Times and Jay Mains in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

•      2006: Workshop conducted by Norwegian Photographer Morten Krogvold, November 2006 as a part of Chobi Mela 2006, Dhaka Bangladesh.

Awards:

•      2011, New talent, Nikon Small World Award.

•      2011, 2nd Prize from “Days Japan International Photojournalism Award, Japan.

•      2010, First Prize at Ummid Photo Contest, Bangladesh.

•      2010, Golden Prize from IOPF, China.

•      2009, achieved Ian Parry Scholarship as Commended, UK

•      2009, excellence award from China International Press Photo Contest, China.

Selected Exhibition & Screening:

•       2013, “Lajjar Noy -Valobasha-r” (I am proud of my child) Komolapur Railway Station, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

•      2012, I Witness, Group exhibition of selected 25 photographers from worldwide, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA.

•      2011, Days Japan International Photo Festival, Japan.

•      2011, Drik Day exhibition at Drik Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

•      2010, Exhibition in Netrakona, Bangladesh.

•      2010, Exhibition by HPA, China.

•      2009, Ian Parry Scholarship Exhibition, UK.

•      2009, “Memories of Mankind” in Guangzhou, China.

•      2009, Perspective, Student Exhibition, Bangladesh.

•      2008: Student workshop Dok08, Photojournalism programme, Oslo, Norway.

•      2006, E exhibition o n Chobi Mela IV – 2006

Professional Work Experiences:

•      UN Women: T o cover all projects and stories in Bangladesh.

•      Plan International: Long-term agreement to cover all projects and stories in Bangladesh.

•      UNICEF Bangladesh & Netherlands: A greement to cover all projects and stories in Bangladesh. Projects: Children’s Camera Club.

•      Oxfam Novib: Netherland, Aftermath of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar, February 2012.

•      Water Aid: Support by Thames Water, yearlong assignment for photo stories on water related issues in Bangladesh

•      Jones Hopkins Magazine: USA, Photo story on research project of health issues in Bangladesh.

•      Verdensmagasinet X Magazine: Norway, photo documentary on climate change in Bangladesh.

•      Room to Read: Long-term agreement to cover stories of “CHAR” students in Bangladesh.

•      Action Aid UK:  to make a photo story on garments worker.

•      Inter Press Service (IPS): Assignment on “Millennium Development Goal” in Bangladesh.

•       CIMMYT: Mexico, Photo assignment in Bangladesh.

•      ICRC: Photo Assignment

•      Zaza Popecha: French, Assignment on Kid’s Fashion.

•      Norwegian Embassy: Event photography

•      Asian University for women: Trip with Ms. Cherie Blair and documentation.

•      Netherlands Embassy: Event photography.

•      Norway National Committee: Assignment by UNICEF.

•      Pakistan Government: Assignment on documentation of famous places in three big cities in Pakistan for exhibition.

•      GIZ: Bangladesh.

•      Samam Magazine:  for children in Netherlands.

•      Saudi Aramco World: USA, photo story on midwives in Bangladesh.

Publication:

•      Asian Geographic Magazine: Singapore. Photo story “Life born in a Slum”

•      Sunday Times Magazine: UK, August 2009. Image from photo story “Life born in a Slum”

•      Saudi Aramco World Magazine: USA, June 2009. Photo story on Water and Health issue.

•      Verdensmagasinet X: Norway, January 2010, Photo story on Climate Change in Bangladesh.

•      Johns Hopkins Magazine: USA: November 2009. Photo story on health and environment in Bangladesh

•      New York Time: USA, March 2010. Crossfire Exhibition.

•      Humanistic Report: French, May 2010. Photo story and text of Life Born in a Slum.

•      Days Japan Magazine: Japan, March 2011, Photo story and text: Life Born in a Slum.

•      New York Time: USA, Image from Room to Read assignment.

•      Tribal Truth: August 2010, Photo story and text of Geneva Camps – Where Dreams Are Restrained

•      International Museum of Women: Photo story and text of Life Born in a Slum.

•      Social Documentary: Photo story and text of Innocence to ‘living in Sin”

•   2009: Photo book, Perspective, South Asian Media Academy

Professional References:

Dr. Shahidul Alam

Managing Director

Drik picture library Ltd.

House- 58, Road- 15/A (new) Dhanmondi

Dhaka- 1209, Bangladesh

Phone:+880-2-8112954,8123412,

9120125

Fax: 88-02-9115044

Email: shahidul@drik.net

Marnix de Bruyne

Freelance journalist,

Editor: Wordt Vervolgd – Amnesty International

Amsterdam, Netherlands

E-mail: xinram@xs4all.nl

Phone: +31206265393

Saikat Mojumder

Photographer

 

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