Nafis is an award winning artist. His medium is Photography.He was born in November 1982 in Dhaka.

 

 

 

Education

 

2016 - Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in Photography – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid (Full Scholarship), Madrid – Spain.

 

2008 - BA (Hons) Documentary Photography – Danish School of Media and Journalism (Full Scholarship), Arhus – Denmark.

 

2004 - BTEC Foundation Art & Design – London Guildhall University, London, UK.

 

2003 - Advance Level – Bangladesh International Tutorial, Dhaka – Bangladesh.

 

 

Lecturer

 

Photo 1 & 2 programs - Danish of Media and Journalism (DMJX) Arhus – Denmark.

 

Master of Professional Photography - Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid (IED Madrid) Madrid – Spain.

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2014. Solo – ‘Innate Identities’, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka - Bangladesh.

 

2013. Solo – ‘Kinetic’, Edward M Kennedy Center, Dhaka – Bangladesh.

 

2012. Solo - ‘Made in Bangladesh’, Radisson Blue Water Garden Hotel, Dutch Queens Day, Dhaka – Bangladesh.

 

2012. Solo – ‘Made in Bangladesh’, Nordic Club, Dhaka – Bangladesh.

 

2012. Solo – ‘Inner Face’, Alliance Francaise, Bangalor – India.

 

2009. Solo – ‘Inner Face’, Goethe Institute, Dhaka – Bangladesh.

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2015. Group – “Stories of Love and Pride”, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam – Netherland.

 

2014. Group – ‘Delineating Memories’, Exhibit 320 Gallery, Delhi – India.

 

2014. Group – ‘B/Desh’ Curated by Deepak Ananth, Dhaka Art Summit – Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka – Bangladesh.

 

2013. Group – ‘Factory’, Quad gallery, Derby – UK.

 

2012. Group – ‘Agony’ Goethe Institute, Dhaka – Bangladesh

 

2012. Group - ‘Inner Face’ Sex Workers Open University Conference 2012, London – UK.

 

2011. Group -  ‘Inner Face’ Gender Equality Conference: Naming and Framing, Complutense University Madrid. Spain

 

2007. Group – ‘ The Road’ Chobi Mela, Shilpakala Academy

 

2006. Group – ‘Cha Garam’ Alliance Francaise, Dhaka Bangladesh

 

2006. Group ‘Cha Garam’ Lijiang Art Center, China

 

 

Awards

 

Pride Photo Award 2015, Netherlands.

 

Blurb Award 2013, United Kingdom

 

 

Collections

 

Samdani Art Foundation

 

Brian Weinstein Collection

 

Norwegian Ambassador

 

Deputy Spanish Ambassador

 

Diplomat of American Embassy

 

Diplomat of European Union

 

Eva Fernández Collection

 

Christie's Specialist Collection