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RAHMAN ROSLAN      (b.1985   Malaysia)



Rahman Roslan is a full-time artist, photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Kuala Lumpur.

His journalistic photography has been published in numerous international media, including: New York Times, International Herald Tribune, The National UAE, The New Internationalist, Berita Harian Singapore, Strait Times Singapore, UNESCO Korea. He has freelanced for wire agencies such as AFP and Reuters and is currently documenting the effects of urbanisation in major SE Asian cities.

His work explores the meanings and relevance of humanism and identity in political, religious and community contexts.

Photojournalism Publications include:
BETTER PHOTOGRAPHY magazine, India - June 2009
The New Internationalist - April 2009
E9 magazine - Feb & March 2009
International Herald Tribune, New York Times & Asian Geographic Photo Annual - 2009
Ojodepez Emerging Talent - December 2009



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Awards / Recognition

2011   Shortlisted as one of the best new documentary photographers by Anthropographia
     
2009   Finalist, REDUX / FOUNDRY workshop scholarship

UNESCO Korea commission to photograph for Development of Materials for Democracy, Human Rights, and Peace in Asia project, covering Malaysia

Featured in The New Internationalist as emerging talent from Asia

BETTER PHOTOGRAPHY magazine, India interview, June 2009

EMERGING TALENT AWARD, FOUNDRY 2009 workshop in Manali, Hichmal Pradesh, India (for work on the effects of Marijuana trade to the local people)

Participant in Asian Geographic Annual 2009 Photo project

Contributing photographer for New York Times Agency
     
2008   Malaysian government commission for photographic documentation of chosen rural locations developments in Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo (10 month project)

One of 6 International photographers invited to conduct an annual photography workshops with street kids in Siem Reap.
     
2007   Participant in Angkor Photo Festival workshop for 30 young emerging photographers worldwide, VII Agency in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
     

Recent Exhibitions

2009   Our Vanishing Heritage - The Annexe Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

No Refuge: Burmese Refugees in Malaysia - The Annexe Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

Democracy, Human Rights and Peace in Asia, supported by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism, Republic of Korea, APCEIU 2009 in Gwang-ju, South Korea
     
2008   Malaysian government commission for photographic documentation of chosen rural locations developments in Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo (10 month project)

One of 6 International photographers invited to conduct an annual photography workshops with street kids in Siem Reap.
     
2007   Participant in Angkor Photo Festival workshop for 30 young emerging photographers worldwide, VII Agency in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
     

 

 
 
Tel +603 7960 4740