Bio
10 August 2016

Jashim Salam is a documentary photographer. Salam graduated in photography from Pathshala the South Asian institute of photography and media academy. He has studied a post Graduation Diploma in Visual Journalism through a scholarship program of World Press Photo at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) at Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. He has been teaching, mentoring photography in workshops and seminars for aspiring young photographers regularly and has also been on the jury boards of numerous photography contests in Bangladesh. Social photo-documentary, portraits are among his interests. He started his photographic career with DrikNEWS agency. He worked for New Age an English daily of Bangladesh, Drik picture agency, Majority world, ZUMA press, Nur photo agency, and Corbis images.

His work has been featured in the exhibitions and screening worldwide, including Visa Pour l’Image, in Perpignan, The Photoville festival in New York, Berlin Parliament in Germany, Atrium of the Town Hall, The Hague, Netherlands, Maison familiale Pro Juventute, Geneva, The Getty Images Gallery, London, Gallery of the French Alliance Foundation Paris, France.

Books and Publications

  • The Sunday Times Magazine
  • Lensblog. NY Times
  • WIRED
  • SPIEGEL
  • Washington Post
  • BBC
  • Observer
  • CNN
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Newsweek
  • NPR
  • The Telegraph
  • Forbes
  • The Sun
  • Huffpost
  • The Royal Photographic Society
  • 27 eyes on Sylhet
  • Photographs magazine
  • Observers.france24
  • The Weather Channel
  • One world calendar
  • Helvetas
  • New Internationalist
  • The Guardians
  • Rider’s Digest
  • Himal South Asian
  • M&M Modeling Magazine
  • Better Photography
  • The Climate Crisis
  • Garuda Indonesia Magazine
  • National Geographic
  • Reuters
  • AP
  • ZUMA press
  • SIPA press
  • Demotix
  • Photojournale
  • Corbis images
  • Nur photo agency

 

Awards and Grants

 

  • Grand Prize,Photographer Of The Year,IPPA, 2018 (USA)
  • Award from Life press photo,2015
  • 2nd place, Mosco foto awards,2014
  • Award from Life press photo,2015
  • 2nd spotlight fotovisura grant, 2013
  • Grand prize IPA street photography award, 2012
  • Gold prize 3rd Asian Press Photo contest, 2012
  • 1st prize in Emirates photography award, 2011
  • 2nd prize in people and planet contest, 2011
  • Ian Parry scholarship (Commended), 2011
  • 2nd prize people and planet award, 2011
  • YPPA photojournalism award, 2011
  • FCCT photojournalism award, 2011
  • International biodiversity award, 2010
  • Humanity Photo award, 2009,2011
  • Ashahi Shimbun award, 2008

 

 

 

 

Exhibitions

 

  • Solo exhibition in Schwieberdingen, Germany – 2017
  • Solo exhibition at The Culture Station in Wetzler, Germany – 2017
  • Exhibition in Sao Paulo,Brazil – 2017
  • M.K. Ciurlionis National Museum of Art in Kaunas Photo Festival,Lithuania-2017
  • Exhibition in Manila,Philippines -2016
  • Exhibition at Berlin Parliament -2015
  • United Nation 70 exhibition by Dysturb in Paris, France -2015
  • Exhibition at Visa Pour L ‘image, Perpignan, France – 2015
  • Exhibition at Gazebook Festival in Sicily, Italy – 2015
  • Exhibition at Bayeux, France as part of the 22nd edition of the Prix Bayeux-Calvados des Correspondants de Guerre -2015
  • Visa Pour L ‘Image, Ian Parry Scholarship 25th Year Retrospective exhibition, Perpignan, France – 2014
  • Photoville festival in New York – 2013
  • HIPA exhibition Dubai-2012
  • Atrium of the Town Hall, The Hague, Netherlands – 2012
  • Glarus, Switzerland -2012
  • The Getty Images Gallery, London-2011
  • Maison Familiale Pro Juventute, Geneva-2011
  • Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand-2011
  • United Nations, New York-2011
  • Gallery Oslo 8,Basel-2011
  • Zentrum Karl der Grosse, Kirchgasse-2011
  • Forum de l’Hôtel de Ville, Lausanne-2011
  • The National Theatre, Abu Dhabi-2011.
  • Gallery of the French Alliance Foundation Paris, France-2011.
  • The Gallery of Fine Arts of Uzbekistan, October 2010.
  • The Rotch Library Gallery at Massachusetts
  • Institute of Technology, Massachusetts-2010.
  • China Folklore Photographic Association (CFPA), Guangzhou-2009.