Noor Alam is an independent photographer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was born in 1980. He has finished his 3-year graduation program in photojournalism at Pathshala, South Asian Institute of Photography in 2008.
Noor’s works have been published in many Bangladeshi national newspapers and magazines, i.e. The daily Star, the daily New Age, The daily New Nation, The daily Ittefaq, the daily Prothom Alo, the monthly Purple, the weekly Ekattor, tri-monthly Shilparup and international publications including Time Asia (Hong Kong), Himal magazine (Nepal),TIF magazine(Cyprus).
Zone zero (Web), The Black Snapper (Web).
Noor’s first solo exhibition Ballads of the Agonized Souls held at Zainul Gallery in May 2009. He has also authored a book with the same title, which depicts struggles of thalassaemia patients of Bangladesh. Besides, his photos have been shown in several group exhibitions, namely Morten Krogvold Studentsâ€™ Works in international photography festival Chobi Mela IV at National Art Gallery in Dhaka in 2006, Something About Reflections at Alliance FranÃ§aise de Dacca in 2006, Portrait Photography at Goethe Institutes in 2002, Pathshala Studentsâ€™ Work at Drik Gallery in Dhaka in 2008,Our Stories: Middle Class in Bangladesh at the Goethe-Institute Dhaka in 2009.