Anastasia Photo is showcasing the powerful and profound works of the artist, G.M.B. Akash.
Travel photographer, G.M.B. Akash aims to highlight various social issues through his lens.
Categorized as a photojournalist, G.M.B. Akash believes that you need “to be able to articulate the experiences of the voiceless, to bring their identity to the forefront, gives meaning and purpose to my own life” which he illustrates in his photos.
Photographs by the gifted Bangladeshi G.M.B. Akash were published in a book by Galleria di Porta Pepice called SURVIVORS: “The invincibility of human determination to struggle and survive against all odds.”
Most of his acclaimed works spotlight Bangladesh. From his brilliant work, Mr Akash has received over 60 international awards which derived from 50 major international publications including: National Geographic, Vogue, Time, Sunday Times, Newsweek, Geo, Stern,Der Spiegel, The Fader,Brand Ein, The Guardian, Marie Claire, Colors, The Economist, The New Internationalist, Kontinente, Amnesty Journal, Courier International, PDN, Die Zeit, Days Japan, Hello and Sunday Telegraph of London.
The Anastasia Photo Gallery specializes in global documentary photography and photojournalism. The gallery also engages the public for discussion and portfolio reviews in order to form a connection to numerous photographic images and the events in which they depict.
The current exhibit with G.M.B. Akash is on display until February 2012. The closest train station is Bleecker Street off the 6 train. The address is 166 Orchard Street New York, NY 10002. If you have any questions, the contact number is 1 212.677.9725.