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Biography

Sanjit is a documentary photographer.

Sanjit’s keen interest in social issues is evident in his role as a chronicler, it lends a glance at the individuals living through the transformation of the economic and political landscape of developing countries. Sanjit’s regularly works for leading international magazines, publications and corporate clients and depending on assignments, he incorporates his documentary style for fashion, travel and advertising clients as well.

His work is published by Atlantic, Mother Jones, TIME, Newsweek, Bloomberg Businessweek, Le Monde, Financial Times, Sunday Times, The New York Times,  The Wall St. Journal to name a few. Apart from working with publications, Sanjit also works with different international UN agencies and other donor foundations. Some of his corporate clients include consulting groups and corporations like McKinsey & Co., Ernst & Young, American Express, Facebook, Rollsroyce, Nestle etc.

Sanjit is a member photographer of Panos Pictures. He currently lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and covers South East Asia and South Asia. Sanjit is also a global imaging ambassador for Sony Cameras.

 

Exhibitions:

2015 : Solo exhibition, River Brahmaputra. SONY Ginza Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
2015 : Group Exhibition, Festival Fotografia Etica, Milan, Italy
2013 : Mr. & Mrs. Das – Obscura Photo Festival, Malaysia
2012 : Breaking Margins – Caste Discrimination, British Council, New Delhi
2012 : Group exhibition, Ichha to support Girl Childs Education, New Delhi, India.
2012 : New Indian Photography, Fotofreo Photography Festival- Australia
2011 : Exhibition and book launch of RISE at Legatum Institute, London & Ana Tzarev Gallery, NY, USA
2010 : Freedom to Create Exhibition : Queen’s Palace complex in Kabul, Afghanistan.
2010 : Freedom to Create Exhibition : Ana Tzarev Gallery, NY, USA.
2010 : Yangon Photo Festival, Yangon
2009 : Freedom to Create Exhibition : Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2009 : WOMEN: Revela ’09 festival, Spain (Galicia)
2009 : Against the Wall : Dongria Kondh, New Delhi
2008 : Click! Contemporary Photography in India, Vadhera Gallery – New Delhi & London
2005 : Gallery Bizot, Paris
2004 : Moroccan Mosaics, New Delhi

Awards:

Yonhap Internatinal Press Photo Awards 2011
British Press Photographer’s Year 2011
International Photography Awards 2009