After graduating in photography from Pathshala South Asian Media Insitute, Tanzim Wahab (b.1986) has continued to work as an independent photographer and lecturer based in Dhaka. Since 2013, Tanzim is the Head of Photography Department of Pathshala South Asian Media Institute. With a special interest on photographic history, portraiture and documentary photography, Tanzim is also teaching at Pathshala since 2009.
He was one of the curators of Chobimela International Photo Festival VII (www.chobimela.com) in 2013. Jointly with his co-editor Munem Wasif, he published two editions of Kamra- A comprehensive bangla book of photography on setting ideas and debates in photographic history & theories (www.kamrabooks.com). His photographic work was published and presented in Saudi Aramco World, The Daily Star, New Nation, Chobimela V Digital Show etc. He has participated in Train the Trainer workshops by Kevin Burden, World Press Photo, Amsterdam and Dr. Ulrich Gaertner, Dhaka.
As teacher and assistant teacher, he has taught in several national and international workshops, including Oslo University & Pathshala Collaborative International Reportage Workshop, Kathmandu, Chobimela International Photo Festival Workshops IV & V, Dhaka, Telling the Stories, Chittagong, Sylhet and Kathmandu. Over time, his passion has grown for teaching photography to children and he taught for UNICEF Adolescent Program, Sunny Dale School, Dhaka, and in Anchor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia.