Bio
10 August 2016

Jashim Salam is a documentary photographer  based in Bangladesh. He has graduated in photography from Pathshala, The South Asian institute of Photography and Media Academy. He has been teaching in photography workshops and seminars for aspiring young photographers regularly. He represented by ZUMA press, USA. He has also worked for New Age (an English daily of Bangladesh), Drik Picture Agency, Majority World, Nur Photo Agency, and Corbis Images.

He is a co founder of ABSURD photo agency in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Books and Publications

  • The Sunday Times Magazine
  • Lensblog. NY Times
  • WIRED
  • SPIEGEL
  • Observer
  • CNN
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • 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

 

  • 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

 

  • 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.