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.
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 2019 – Sony 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
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 2019 – Sony World photography Awards 2019 – Golden Pig 2019 – The Daily Star 2018 – The Daily Star 2018 – Featured at F-Stop 2017 – Asian Art Archive
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
Professional Photography Programme Pathshala South Asian Media Institute 2012 – 2018
A levels – 2011
O levels – 2009
International Documentary 2019
Joint project with Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway and Pathshala
Three Months Animation Course 2015
Pathshala Department of Film and Television
- 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.