Supratim Bhattacharjee is a photographer by profession who focuses on in-depth visual storytelling projects. His projects are usually long-term depicting environmental, social, and humanitarian issues. One of his long-term project "Sinking Sundarbans (2009 - Ongoing)" has been appreciated widely and is an eye-opener for global climate activists. This environmental and humanitarian project got selected as the “UNICEF photo of the year”, 2021. This project depicts how the world's biggest mangrove region is under the threat of rapid climatic change.
He started "The curse of coal" in 2014 and it is still going on. It's a long-term project dealing with fossil fuel extraction and its deadly impact on the environment. This environmental and humanitarian project has been selected as the “UNICEF photo of the year”, 2020. His works were displayed in the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, The Netherlands. All his works are regularly published in major international publications and have been appreciated globally.
His environmental and humanitarian projects can instigate policymakers to take steps for the cause of humanity. Moving forward, he has plans to represent the gruesome realities of human life in the South Asian Countries with utmost honesty, maintaining the dignity of the human race.
Currently, he is in Kolkata, India, and available for assignments worldwide. He is represented by De Beeldunie, Netherlands.
Awards / Exhibition / Recognition/ Participation :
2021 : Winner : UNICEF Photo Of The Year, 2021
2021 : Winner - John Wakelin Bursary, The Royal Photographic Society
2021 : Participant in COP26, Glasgow
2021 : One of the winner : Climate Visuals Photography Award and TED Countdown
2021 : Selected In Humberg Portfolio Review
2021 : Global Center On Adaptation, Exhibition, Netherlands
2021 : 1st Prize - Pictures Of The Year Asia
2021 : Wetskills Ambassador
2021 : Participant In Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, Netherlands
2020 : 2nd Prize : UNICEF Photo Of The Year, 2020
2020 : Water Integrity net Work, Best Artist
2019 : Felix Schoeller Exhibition, Osnabrück, Germany
2019 : Nominee - Felix Schoeller Photo Award
2019 : Shortlisted - CIWEM Environmental Photographer Of The Year
2019 : Shortlisted - Gender and Water integrity Contest
2018 : Shortlisted - CIWEM Environmental Photographer Of The Year
2017 : Shortlisted - Joan Wakelin Bursary.
2017 : Nominee - Photogrvphy Grant.
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