Pieter jan Martyn
Lives and works in Bangladesh
(GB) ‘The Sudden walk’ is a series of work I am doing. Inspired by a short story ‘The Sudden Walk’ written by ‘Franz Kafka’.
Tushikur Rahman, born in Bangladesh in 1987 is a documentary photographer who prefers to work with social issues both urban and rural. In 2009, Tushik enrolled in Pathshala South Asian Media Academy for BA in Photography. He participated in various international workshops conducted by renowned teachers and practitioners including Stuart Freedman, Jorge Villacorta, Shannon Lee Ca-stleman, Abir Abdullah and Munem Wasif.
Tushikur has documented the lives of ‘Tiger widows’ and a full sequence of a tiger being slaughte-red by hundreds of people in Shatkhira, Bangladesh. During 2005-8 he traveled across Bangladesh to capture the lives of various people living in sufic orders, their unconventional lifestyle and their love and passion towards music.
In 2009, Tushikur enrolled in Pathshala South Asian Media Academy for a BA in Photography.
He has documented the lives of ‘Tiger widows’ and a full sequence of a tiger being slaughtered by hundreds of people in Shatkhira, Bangladesh.
In 2010, he finished his latest project, Fatalistic Tendency, a subject concerned with depression that results in violence.
In 2013, he finished his project, Fatalistic Tendency, a subject concerned with depression that re-sults in violence.
In 2017, he participated in 'Kathmandu Triennale' and finished his latest project 'The sudden walks' , a series of photos taken in the streets of Kathmandu.
Tushik is looking forward to work on more social issues which may have been overlooked.
- He received 3rd prize of Jury award in conceptual category of presti-gious ViewbookPhotostory 2010.
- In 2011 he was selected as a finalist for the Burn magazine’s ‘EPF (Emerging Photographer Fund Grant)’.
- He was a finalist for the ‘WPO-World Photography Organization’ Student focus award 2011.
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