Rezaur Rahman

ASM Rezaur Rahman studied English Language in Dhaka University. Before joining Drik, he was editing country’s leading satire magazine ‘Cartoon’ as its Managing Editor. He has more than a decade’s experience in print publishing, with a specialization in graphic design. His passion is photography and he loves curating. Reza is currently the Curatorial Director of Chobi Mela, Asia’s largest International festival of photography. He has designed and curated many national and international projects such as ‘Tales from a Globalizing World’ – the mobile exhibition for Swiss Development Cooperation, ‘Jobra to Oslo’ a permanent exhibition for Grameen Bank, ‘Do you see my world?’ a photo-voice of adolescents in Bangladesh for UNICEF. One of his works, designed for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway ‘Spor’, won a national award in Norway in 2002. The book ‘Kantaji Temple’ designed by Reza, was selected by the Daily Star as the best presentation of the year in Bangladesh in 2005. He is the general manager of Drik Picture Library and a lecturer on Curatorial Practice and Publishing at Pathshala South Asian Media Institute.