Farzana Hossen is a documentary photographer, now based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She is studying photography in the final year at Pathshala-South Asian Media Institute. She is represented by Getty Emerging Talent and is also a contributor at Drik Picture Library. Ltd.
In 2013 Farzana won The Ian Parry Scholarship and received a documentary award (silver) from the College Photographer of the Year. She has also received photography awards from Garuda Indonesia International photo award(2011), UNNESCO “Gender Equality In Education” in 2009, Venice International Photo Contest (Gold) in 2007, WHO-Images of health and disability (1st Prize in Color Section) in 2006. Her works has been exhibited in Chobimela 2011(Self-discovery), Alliance Francaise de Chittagong, UK-Guardian Gallery 2012, (Insider, Outsider – A majority world exhibition) Mother Gallery in Shoreditch, London 2013. Her works have been published The Sunday Times Magazine, The Guardian website, The Daily Star (Forum), The New Age.
Farzana attended several local and international workshops such as International Reportage workshop by Philip Blenkinsop & Max Pam at Cairo, Student Workshop on visual story telling by Morten Krogvold in Bangladesh & She also participated in a Multimedia Journalism Workshop conducted by DJ Clarke and reportage workshop by Stuart Freedman in 2010.