Kazi Riasat Alve is a Bangladesh-based visual journalist who encompasses his works on documentary photography, photojournalism, and video production. His works focus on issues like human displacement, climate justice, social justice, and counterculture. Kazi Riasat Alve is a business graduate but he pursued photography as he wanted to tell the stories that mattered for telling the stories of human life. He has been working for a wide range of editorial outlets and development agencies as a visual storyteller. He is a freelancer for the New York Times. Apart from that his works have been published in international media outlets such as National Geographic Magazine, Time Lightbox, New Yorker Magazine, Huffington Post, VICE, Guardian, ELLE, Der Spiegel, The Sunday Times, BBC website, Deutsche Welle and many more international media outlets. In 2013 New Yorker Magazine featured Kazi Riasat Alve as one of the young emerging photographers internationally. His development sector clients are the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, Friendship NGO, and Microfinance Opportunities. He also worked for WSUP, Strómme Foundation, Sanitation & Water for All, etc.

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  • Shortlisted in Magnum Foundation Social Justice Fellowship 2019 (For Rohingya Refugee crisis project)
  • Nominee at 6*6 Global Talent Program of World Press Photo (2020)
  • Grand Prize Winner, National Geographic Channel­Canon Explore to inspire Contest, 2014
  • Shortlisted in Environmental Photographer of The Year (EPOTY) ­2015
  • Shortlisted in FEI Solidarity Photo Contest 2014
  • Nominee at Joop Swart Masterclass 2018 and 2014
  • Finalist at HIPA 2018
  • Commended (finalist) at Ian Parry Scholarship 2013, UK ( https://www.ianparry.org/winner/2013-kazi-riasat-commended/)
  • Shortlisted in Sony World Photography Awards 2013
  • Winner of People and Planet photography awards 2011