Articles by Subhrajit Sen
Subhrajit Sen [b.1993] a Kolkata based documentary photographer, filmmaker, graphic designer, and educator. His work predominantly concentrates on the socio-political issues that are jeopardizing livelihood whilst being ignored by mainstream media. After completing graduation, he enrolled at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Kolkata, and ‘Counter Foto- a center for visual arts’, Dhaka in 2016 to learn documentary photography. With an urge to thwart the inevitable effects of Uranium Mining, he started his photography career through a project named ‘Death Valley’. It has been exhibited at ‘Jawaharlal Nehru University’, New Delhi in 2017, ‘Just another Photo Festival’ in 2018, and ‘Polyphony International Polyphony Photo Festival’, Kolkata in 2019 as an inviting artist. Received Social Documentary Photography Grant 2018 by ‘Sri Aurobindo Center for Arts and Communications & Murthy Nayak Foundation’, New Delhi, and secured second-place on Documentary Photography Award by ‘International Academic Forum’, Japan in 2018. He also photographed for some leading news outlets like BBC India, The Hindu, Times of India, People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI), and Classic Imaging Magazine. Currently, he is documenting the water crisis in urban India as a fellow of ‘Water Aid- India’ and teaching at the photography department of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math.