Turjoy Chowdhury is a documentary photographer and multimedia artist from Bangladesh, working globally. He mostly works on long term projects focused on history of war and conflict, geopolitics, social and environmental issues, human rights issues and crisis. Currently, he is a photographer of National Geographic Magazine.
He is also an architect and has interests in architectural research, philosophy and critical analysis.
His work got published in National Geographic, The Guardian, Time Magazine, The Sunday Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, BBC, CNN, MSN, Al Jazeera, DW, etc.
He has worked with different organizations- Save the Children, ActionAid, Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC), etc and his work for DEC emergency appeal during Rohingya refugee crisis helped to raise over 20 million pounds of funds for the refugees.
He also got several awards and honors: UNICEF photo of the Year 2018 (2nd Prize), NPPA (National Press Photographers Association) Award 2018; LensCulture Emerging Talent Award 2017; Picture of the Year International 2016, 2018; Lucie Foundation Scholarship 2015; Eye Time photo competition winner 2015; Future Voices Jury Award 2014; Jessica Lum Award 2014; Photophilanthropy Activist award 2014; etc.
His work has been exhibited globally: UNICEF photo of the Year Exhibition 2018, Berlin, Germany; IPA Award 2018 exhibition, Singapore; “Beyond the Air We Breathe: Addressing Climate Change”, 2018 at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand; Voies Off Festival 2018, Arles, France; LensCulture Emerging Talent Exhibition 2018, New York, USA; BiFoto Fest 2018, Mogoro, Italy; C40 Mayor Summit Exhibition 2016, Mexico; Ian Parry Scholarship Exhibition 2016, London, UK; La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Architectural Biennale) 2016, Italy; Third Documentary Photography Days 2016, Istanbul, Turkey by The Photography Foundation Turkey; Delhi Photo festival 2013, India, etc.