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Bayazid Akter

Bayazid Akter
Profession: Freelance photojournalist
Status: Dhaka
Location: [undisclosed location].
Home base: Dhaka,Bangladesh
URL: http://www.bayazidakter.net
URL: http://http:visionimpact06.tripod.com
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Languages spoken: English,Bangla
Organization: Vision Impact
Mobile phone (while in Dhaka): 880171-7467665
Mobile phone: 880171-7467665
Home phone: 880171-7467665
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Blood type: AB+
Last login: 4 months ago
Member since: 01 Mar 2006 11:03

About

Bayazid Akter
Documentary Photographer / Photojournalist was born in Sirajgonj, Bangladesh
in 1969. He finished his Education, B.A. (Hons.) and M.A. from the Department
of History, University of Dhaka. Several times he worked as Bangladesh based Photojournalist in some National Dailies in Bangladesh likes, ‘The daily Navo Ovijhan’, ‘Dainik Dinkal’, ‘Dainik Janakantha’, Magazine: ‘Manchitro’, ‘Sangbadchitro’, ‘Ghar Shangshar’ and News Agency; ‘The Mirror News & Feature Services’, A Contributor
of ‘Cross Section’ Magazine Published from Tokyo, Japan and as commissioned Photographer of ‘Banglapedia’ A National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh. He is only Register Copyright © Photographer in Bangladesh, in title ‘Portrait of Bangladesh’ ‘Unity and Diversity’ Registration No. 6578-COPR 1998. He held six Solo Photography Exhibitions in some Prestigious Galleries in Dhaka likes, ‘Unity and Diversity’ © in 2000, ’Muktir Anondea Asso Bijoy Utshabea’ (Bijoy Utshab Shova Jatra 1990-1994)
in 1995 etc. Participated / Exhibited Many Group Photography Exhibitions in national & International Forum and some times awarded number of national & international Award. Owner of Vision Impact. A Member of International Industrial Photographers Association, IIPA and Freelance as a Photojournalist / Photographer.
Judge of 2004 & 2005 International annual iPhotoContest. Member, Advisory Board
http://www.iphotocontest.com/ab/bayazid_akter.html

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I like to state that the plight of Ruhingya refugees who was forced to leave their own country by Myanmar’s Military janta always moves our human conscience. We can hardly imagine that how sub-human conditions they have been leading in the camps for years. As a photographer, I also could not escape from the scene and the life of the refugees in a camp got snapped in my camera. It was Kutupalang camp in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh where around 30,000 refugees are living. I always believe democracy is the only solution to meet the problem. I also believe photography can play an instrumental role to make the people aware of such consequence of autocracy, and thus we could have a yet stronger voice for democracy in the society.

We recent saw popular uprisings in Middle-Eastern countries against autocratic rulers where photographs definitely played a very important role. We also have seen recent development in Myanmar towards democracy by holding a general election and freeing the democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest.

I, therefore, like to publish an album compiling all photographs which I took in Kutupalang camp so that the conscious people can have a look on the life of refugees and play their part or raise their voice in solving this human crisis. I can only be able to materialize my desire if it is sponsored. I, therefore, request you to consider my work and work experience for your kind full sponsorship/ partial sponsorship which might require US $ . 10,000 (Ten thousand US $) only to produce a quality album titled “Search for Home”.

Anyone like to publish it?
Please contact on: bayazidakter@gmail.com
Bayazid Akter

02 Dec 2009 08:12 | 0 replies

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