About

Sounak Das is a multimedia Artist based Dhaka, Bangladesh; predominantly using photography, moving images, sound and Installation. His practice renders idea along the omnipresent lingering landscapes and aspects of urban scenario with minimal representations of the convenient elements of time. His works embodies community, cultural dilemma, spatial context, history, advancement of technology and Anthropocene. Experimenting the parameters of the physical reality and converging qualia, his expressions mostly focus on philosophy which questions the presence of reality.

Group Exhibitions

2021 Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography
2020 De|Real, A conversation on new realities (online)
2020 – Royal Photographic Society, IPE 162
2020 – Dhaka Art Summit 2020
2019 – Khoj 2019, The Sun is still going around the Earth, Collaboration
2019 – DOK Festival, Fredrikstad, Norway
2019Sony World photography Awards, Somerset House, London, UK
2019 – Golden Pig, Yulongwan Golf Resort, Kunming, Yunnan, China
2018 Students’ Biennale, The Kochi Biennale Foundation, Kochi, Kerela, India
2015 – Temple of Mind, Drik Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2014 – Open Enquiry, Drik Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2014 – Robi Photo School, Drik Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Publications

2020 Featured at Google Arts & Culture by Art Aia
2020 The Business Standard
2020 Royal Photographic Society Journal
2019 Tages Anzeiger
2019 The Guardian
2019 Lens Culture
2019Sony World photography Awards
2019 – Golden Pig
2019 The Daily Star
2018 The Daily Star 
2018 Featured at F-Stop
2017 – Asian Art Archive

Achievements

2020 Shortlisted Artist, Samdani Art Award
2019 Finalist, Lensculture Art Photography Awards
2019 Finalist, Student Photographer, Sony World Photography Awards 2019
2018 Shortlisted Artist, Aminul Islam Young Artist Award
2018 Sam Banks Scholarship

Education

Professional Photography Programme 
Pathshala South Asian Media Institute
2012 – 2018 
A levels – 2011
O levels – 2009

Certification

International Documentary 2019 
Joint project with Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway and Pathshala

Three Months Animation Course 2015
Pathshala Department of Film and Television

Workshop Attended

- International Photojournalism and Reportage workshop, in China 2019. 
- Visual Narrative, how to build a story workshop by Justin Maxon under Emaho Magazine, in India 2014. 
- Visual Storytelling Multimedia workshop by DJ Clark in exchange with Edith Cowan University (Australia) and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute in Dhaka 2014.  
- Nasir Ali Mamun Portrait Photography workshop, in Dhaka 2014.