Ranak Martin is a renowned multimedia visual artist based in Maryland. He started as a feature photographer in The Daily Star (a leading English daily in Bangladesh). After his stint at The Daily Star, he worked with another English newspaper The Daily Sun, as a Staff Photographer. Later he worked as the staff photographer with Drik picture agency and DrikNEWS an international photo agency based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Other than that Ranak has worked with organizations like Human Rights Watch, USA; Sunday Times Magazine, Getty Images, Seattle Globalist, The Guardian, GIZ, Unicef, WFP, UNICEF, Katalyst, IDE, Riverine People, Anadolu Agency, HYSAWA, CARE, Swiss Katalyst, World Press Photo.
Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Dhaka Bangladesh
New York Film Academy, NY USA
FIUTS, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Awards & Nominations:
Ian Parry Scholarship, UK- Finalist 2012
Joop Swart Masterclass, The Netherlands- Nomination 2012
Roberto Villagraz scholarship of Photography, Spain- Winner 2013