Country: India 🇮🇳
Pubarun Basu is a 20 year old photographer based in Kolkata, India. He has been clicking pictures since he was just 4, under the guidance of his father, who is a renowned photographer himself. Pubarun was recently announced as the Youth Photographer of the Year 2021 by Sony World Photography Awards - World Photography Organization. His work has been published by international organisations such as National Geographic, Forbes, The Guardian, BBC, CNN, Rolling Stone, GQ, Vanity Fair, and many more. He has been featured by some of the top Indian news media houses such as National Geographic Traveller India, The Hindu, India Today, India TV, The New Indian Express, to name a few. Pubarun’s photographs has been exhibited around the globe in countries like France, Italy, Japan, UK, etc. His picture has appeared on the cover page of The Telegraph. Pubarun has been awarded the Indica Cultural Photography Grant 2021 to develop his project on the tribal communities of North-East India. He was the recipient of the M.P. Birla Award for Excellence in Co-Curricular Activities in 2019. His work was exhibited at Kolkata International Photography Festival 2019.