Munem Wasif


Munem Wasif (b. 1983) is a photographer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. His photography and films investigate complex social and political issues with a humanistic language, by getting close to the people, both physically and psychologically, and dealing with multiple questions and contradictions.

He was one of the curators of Chobi Mela VIII – XInternational Festival of Photography. His last book on Old Dhaka was published by Clémentine de la Féronnière. He has had exhibitions worldwide including Centre Pompidou, Whitechapel Gallery, Kettle’s Yard, Victoria & Albert Museum, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Para Site, The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, Gwangju Biennale, Singapore Biennale, Sharjah Biennial, Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, the Dhaka Art Summit and Chobi Mela.