|About the Artist:
Ismail Ferdous was born in 1989 in Bangladesh, and he graduated in Business from East West University.
Growing up in Bangladesh, he has experienced a lot of hardships. He sees it as a responsibility to express these adversities to the world. He started visiting places where people are deprived-listening to their stories, sometimes capturing them in his camera. He is merely a storyteller who tells the tales of people’s lives through his lens.
Ismail won more than 15 national and international awards. He won Award of Excellence in Alexia Foundation-2012. He was featured as Young Portfolio Photographer (KMOPA, Japan) 2011 and 2012, WHO-World Aids Award 2011, National Save-Water Award (AU) 2011, People and Planet award 2012. Selected as one of the top artists in South-Asia by World Bank and more.
His work was exhibited 25CPW New York, Power House Museum(AU), KELOWNA Art Gallery(CA), II Concurs Internacional de Fotografia Sant Just Desvern in Barcelona, POST Emaho Exhibiton in Singapore, Kiyosato museum of Photographic Art in Japan, UNICEF Exhibition permanently in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; People & Planet exhibition in Victoria ,Australia; Humanizing Development Global Photography Campaign exhibition in New York, London, Bangkok and Johannesburg and several times in Drik Gallery, Shilpakola Gallery in Bangladesh. His Work published in different international magazines like New Yorker Magazine(US), Professional Photographer Magazine(UK), EMAHO and more.