I am a French artist and architect born in Bangladesh in 1986. my varied interests converge in a photographic practice developed within various circles, in collaboration with artists, researchers, architects / urban planners, anthropologists...

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Israel, Febuary 2018

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bloody bricks

On a construction site in West Africa , going back and forth from being an architect, an observer, a photographer.

Senegal, December 2018

visual anthropology residency

Ways of Seeing, Representing and Reshaping Reality, with the Granada Center for Visual Anthropology. The Visual Research Network Residency Conference aims to bring together researchers, practitioners, and PHD students who are actively working with visual methods in their own fieldwork.

Manchester, September 2018

from perception to data

Observing a group of researchers (Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change) as they meet up in Cape Town. (Creative Labs, University of Leeds). Can this kind of photography be used for scientific purposes ?

UK, South Africa, June 2018

amazonia : book

Photographer for artist Gyula Noesis during his exploration of a pain ritual and of local black magic.

Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, from January to May 2018

playing with fire

Filmed during a residency program south of Italy. Each year during the winter solstice, a mountain village near Naples is home to initiatory fire ritual. (Art Residency)

Province of Salerno, Italy, December 2017

a psychiatric holiday

Commissioned by the Psychiatric Hospital of Erstein, near Strasbourg to cover an therapeutic experiment. In October 2017, twenty psychotic and heavily multi-handicapped patients, their medical staff and a photographer (myself), go for a mountain holiday together in the Vosges. A book has been printed in June 2018.

Erstein, France, October 2017

kiev : national hedonism

The Path Of Least Resistance, 2017. Assistant photographer to artist / performer Gyula Noesis involved in a project with local models.

Ukraine, Moldova, Transnistria, July-August 2017

just tourists, short film

We’ve tested an unusual way to get access to the city's most beautiful and most hidden places, using the excuse of a film and a game of chess.

14 minutes, with Hugo Serraz, Strasbourg 2017

the last bastion : essay

The Last Bastion, master thesis on the relation between positionality, visual fiction and transformation of urban space. An investigation conducted over a year and a half on the old city walls of Strasbourg. A photographic journal (as both method and outcome).

Strasbourg, 2015 - 2017


other

                         

2016 -2018 Scenography for Pétrole Éditions, Strasbourg, France
2014 French/English interpreter for the Hallé Orchestra and the National Kinshasa Orchestra, Manchester, UK
2014 Architecture for Bast architects, Toulouse, France
2011 Architecture for Workshop Architecture, Montréal, Canada
2010 Archeology intern for the CNRS, drawings and topographical surveys, France
2007 - 2010 Construction of a house with reclaimed materials, France
2004 Art class assistant in a Montessori school, Jakarta, Indonesia


credentials

2017 Masters in Fine Arts, Haute École des Arts du Rhin, Strasbourg, France

2012 Masters in Architecture, obtained with honours, École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture (ENSAS), Strasbourg, France