Posts Tagged ‘Abir Abdullah’

Exhibition in Bangladesh Remembers Garment Workers Who Died Tragically

Posted by on Thursday April 24, 2014 | Events, Fine Art, Photojournalism

A group exhibition currently open through the end of this week at the Pathshala South Asian Media Institute remembers the 1,134 garment workers who died on April 24, 2013 when Rana Plaza collapsed after years of neglect. The show, “1134—Lives Not Numbers,” was curated by Mahbubur Rahman and Munem Wasif, and includes contributions by photographers,... More

Abir Abdullah, Sara Naomi Lewkowicz Win 2013 Alexia Foundation Grants

Posted by on Friday March 1, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Abir Abdullah of Bangladesh has won the $15,000 professional award in the Alexia Foundation grant competition, organizers announced this morning. Sara Naomi Lewkowicz won the Alexia Foundation Student Grant, which includes a full-tuition scholarship to study photojournalism at the Syracuse University London Program in Fall, 2013, plus a $1,000 grant. Click here to read the... More