Sarker Protick
Fisherman by River Island, 2014

Dimensions
8" H x 10" W
Image Notes
FPP 2020
Catalogue Number
2019.054
Current Location
1620-10D.16

Object Specific Text

This is one of a  limited edition of signed and numbered prints made by the artist for Light Work's Fine Print Program. Since 1991 Light Work has sold limited edition prints to benefit all of our activities. The generosity of our former artists and friends makes it possible for us to continue our support of emerging and under recognized artists working in photography and related media.

About the Artist

Sarker Protick

Born1986
BirthplaceDhaka, Bangladesh
GenderMale
CitizenshipBangladesh
Cultural HeritageBengali
Light Work RelationshipArtist-in-Residence, 2019

Biography

Sarker Protick (b. 1986, Bangladesh) makes work that explores the possibilities of time, light and sound. His portraits, landscapes and photographic series engage philosophically with the specificities of personal and national histories. Incorporating detail observations and subtle gestures the works enter into personal spaces, often minimal and atmospheric.

Protick was named in British Journal of Photography’s annual ‘Ones to Watch’ and PDN’s 30 emerging photographers of the year. He is the recipient of Joop Swart Masterclass, Magnum Foundation Fund, World Press Photo award, Australian Photobook of the Year grand prize. His work has been shown in museums, galleries and photo festivals including, Art Dubai, Paris Photo, Singapore Art Week, Dhaka Art Summit, Latvian Contemporary Museum of Photography, Chobi Mela International Photography Festival, Noor der licht etc.

Protick is a faculty member at Pathshala-South Asian Media Institute and currently represented by East Wing Gallery.

Circa 2019


Essays