K Asad

Country: Bangladesh 🇧🇩

K M Asad (1983) is an independent documentary photographer and photojournalist.

A photograph from Asad’s detailed coverage of the Rohingya refugee crisis on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border featured on the cover of the August 2019 issue of National Geographic Magazine and his work is also in the permanent collection of the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (KMOPA) in Japan.

Asad has received numerous honors and awards including World Press Photo, UNICEF Picture Of the Year, China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP), Picture of the Year International (POYI), Days Japan International Photojournalism Award, New York Press Photographers Association (NPPA), and The Lucie Award (IPA).

As well as working independently, Asad contracts for Zuma Press, contributes to Getty Images, and is a fixed-term consultant for the World Bank in Bangladesh. His other clients include the United Nations (UN), European Union (EU), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Agence-France Presse (AFP) Service, Helvetas Bangladesh, Swiss Red Cross, Forbes, and UNDP Bangladesh.