Shumon Ahmed

Shumon Ahmed was born in 1977 in Dhaka, Bangladesh and studied photography and multimedia at the preeminent South Asian Media Academy, Dhaka, and The Danish School of Media and Journalism, Denmark.

Ahmed works across various platforms to explore the fusion and cracks between video, photography, text, sound, installation, and performance to conceptualize and give expression to ideas that are profoundly private and poignantly collective.

His works have been exhibited previoulsy at various galleries, festivals, and at screenings worldwide. These include - the Kochi-­Muziris Biennale (2014), Whitechapel Gallery in London,Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland, and the Dhaka Art Summit (2012/14/16). He was the recipient of the 2016 Prudential Eye Award for Best Emerging Artist using Photography.

He currently lives and works out of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

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