Counter Foto hosts art talk with award-winning photographer Tomasz Tomaszewski | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 07, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:36 AM, February 07, 2020

Counter Foto hosts art talk with award-winning photographer Tomasz Tomaszewski

National Geography photographer Tomasz Tomaszewski was recently on his first photography tour in Bangladesh. He shared his experiences during an art talk at Counter Foto’s Mirpur campus on February 4. The event was a part of Counter Foto’s initiative, Kaalo.

Tomaszewski, the prize-winning photographer and pedagogue, has been a correspondent for National Geographic magazine since 1986, serving as the head consultant to the Polish edition since 1999. He has traveled the world, collecting stories and secrets through pictures, with a sincere look at the less glamorous corners of life.

Born in 1953 in Warsaw, he is a lecturer at the city’s Academy of Fine Arts, as well as a visiting lecturer at other arts academies in Poland, Germany, USA and Italy. He is represented by the Visum Agency in Hamburg, Image Collection in Washington and the American Society of Magazine Photographers.  His photographs have been shown in the USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, Israel and Holland, published in photography albums and in The New York Times, Time, Paris Match, Vogue, Die zeit and Elle. He has received a number of international prizes, including Poland’s Gloria Artis award and is a member of the jury of the World Press Photo competition. Tomaszewski was excited to depict life in Bangladesh through his photographs.

Till now, Counter Foto’s initiative, Kaalo, has organised art talks with numerous international photographers.

 

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