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Chien-Chi Chang
In 1999 Taiwanese Magnum photographer Chien-Chi Chang won the Eugene Smith Award for Humanistic Photography, the Visa d'Or in magazine photography in Perpignan, was named the Missouri/NPPA Magazine Photographer of the Year and was awarded the first prize in the category "Daily Life Story" from World Press Photo.
 
Diego Goldberg
Working internationally since 1971, Diego Goldberg was President Mitterand's personal photographer. As the director of photography of Clarin newspaper in Argentina, he won the Gold Medal at the Society of Publications Design Annual Awards. He was one of the masters at the World Press Photo "Masterclass" in 1996.
 
Graciela Iturbide
Graciela Iturbide studied under Manuel Alvarez Bravo and later worked with him. She was part of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte, Conaculta, Fonca. Widely published and exhibited, her work is collected by major museums in Latin America, North America and Europe.
 
Kishor Parekh
As chief photographer with the Hindustan Times from 1961 to 1967, Kishor Parekh introduced the concept of picture-stories in India. Often at odds with his editors and the celebrities he photographed, he fought for space, both on the turf and on the printed page. His coverage of liberation of Bangladesh in 1971 is considered one of the finest documentations of the war.
 
Lucía Chiriboga
Chiriboga is a sociologist, a photographer and a researcher on the history of photography. She is the director of the "Visual Center Workshop for Photographic and Communications Research" in Queto city, a private foundation dedicated to the research, cataloguing and analysis of early Ecuadorian photography.
 
Pablo Ortiz Monasterio
One of the greatest street photographers of Mexico, Pablo Ortiz Monasterio has also worked as editor of the magazine Luna Cornea, and was one of the founders of the Centra de la Imagen in Mexico City. He has also worked as an independent curator. An ability to combine humour and irony while dealing with stark subjects characterises his work.
 
Pedro Meyer
A pioneer of digital photography, Pedro Meyer is editor of the most visited photography website in the world - www.zonezero.com. He created the Latin American Colloquiums of Photography and founded the Mexican Council of Photography. Using Macromedia Director 1.0 he created the first CD-ROM containing photographs and sound in 1991.
 
Peter Magubane
Torture, a total of 586 days in solitary confinement and being shot 14 times below the waist with buckshot, failed to stop Peter Magubane from "demonstrating with my camera". Africa's best known photographer has documented the most significant moments of his country's struggle against apartheid.
 
Raghu Rai
Raghu Rai was awarded the 'Padmashree' in 1971, one of India's highest civilian awards. As the photo editor of India Today he was instrumental in changing the way photography was used in Indian newspapers. He has been associated with Magnum Photos since 1977. His books include Indira Gandhi, Taj Mahal, Calcutta, Mother Teresa and My Land and its People.
 
Reza Deghati
Jailed for over three years by the Shah's regime for "showing the poverty and injustice in Tehran", Reza Deghati is considered one of the best photojournalists in the world. Reza is the founder of the NGO AINA which works for the development of independent media and cultural expression in Afghanistan.
 
Shahidul Alam
Photographer, writer, teacher and activist Shahidul Alam set up Drik Picture Library, Pathshala – The South Asian Institute of Photography and Chobi Mela the festival of photography in Asia. An information technology pioneer in Bangladesh, Alam is currently involved in setting up a regional centre for investigative journalism.
 
Tara Sosrowardoyo
Famous for his work as an album-cover art director and photographer Tara Sosrowardoyo was also a stills photographer for feature films. His diverse work in advertising, editorial, journalism, fashion and portraiture has been used in Time, Newsweek and Vogue. He has several books and audio visual programmes on Indonesia.
 
Print Version
A S M Rezaur Rahman, Atiqur Rahman Chowdhury, Claudia Pretelin, Khairul Haque Tutul, Maria Mann, Najnin Jahan Lipi, Rabishankar Ain, Rahnuma Ahmed, Robin Comely, Shahjahan Siraj, Snigdha Zaman, Stefana Fraboulet and Swapan Parekh were involved in the production of this calendar.
 
Publisher
Drik
Drik, House 58, Road 15A (New), Dhanmondi,
Dhaka-1209, Bangladesh
Tel: 880-2-8112954, 9120125, 8123412
Fax: 880-2-9115044 Email: office@drik.net
 
Online Version
Siraj and Sabbir / Drik
 
Contact for Calendar
Email: office@drik.net
Website: http://www.drik.net

Overseas price US $ 6 + shipment cost
Bangladesh price Tk 250 + shipment cost

 
 

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