A festival goer dances during a live music event during the 124th annual Lalon festival in Kushtia, Bangladesh. The Lalon Shah festival is an annual festival celebrating the life and death of Fakir Lalon Shah, who was a Bangladeshi mystic, baul, philosopher, musician, writer and advocate of religious tolerance. Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims follow his teachings and attend the festival, which comprises of 3 days of music, dance, and consumption of marijuana, which is referred to as
A festival goer dances during a live music event during the 124th annual Lalon festival in Kushtia, Bangladesh. The Lalon Shah festival is an annual festival celebrating the life and death of Fakir Lalon Shah, who was a Bangladeshi mystic, baul, philosopher, musician, writer and advocate of religious tolerance. Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims follow his teachings and attend the festival, which comprises of 3 days of music, dance, and consumption of marijuana, which is referred to as "siddhi", or enlightenment.

Intro

Education/Exhibits

Education:

Pratt Institute: 2005-2007

Eddie Adams Workshop 2008

Hostile Environment and Medical Training;

Pioneer Consulting Group 2012

Columbia University 2012

RISC 2013

Exhibitions:

Museum of City of New York - group exhibit of Hurricane Sandy work 2013

Fashion Victims, Centraal Museum in Utrecht, Netherlands 2012

Occupy Wall Street exhibition, South Street Seaport Museum - New York - group exhibit 2012

Nuru Project - selling prints to support non-profit organizations - participating photographer 2012

Visual Huesca, Leap Year Photographs - Spain - group exhibit of visual interpreted texts selected from the writer Ramon J. Sender 2011

Nazemi, Fair Trade Interactive Exhibition - Czech Republic - group showing 2011

The Stumping Grounds, From Des Moines to D.C. - New York - group showing of photographs from the 2008 presidential campaign, 2010