︎︎  visual communication + research



︎︎ is a filmmaker, photographer, communication designer, researcher, and educator based between Asia and Europe. Driven by experiences in design, journalism, and business,︎︎’s process-oriented interdisciplinary practice seamlessly combines traditional visual communication with transmedia narrative and spatial thinking to craft bespoke communication strategies and solutions that defy easy categorisation. ︎︎ has worked with clients based in USA, UK, Sweden, France, Germany, Switzerland, Oman, India, Cambodia, and the Philippines.

Situated at the confluence of research, art, and technology,︎︎’s personal work draws on the practice of critical design and new aesthetics along with post-digital craftsmanship. A co-creation enthusiast, ︎︎’s frequent collaborations with experts such as farmers, academics, artisans, and journalists result in enhanced engagement with content and context.︎︎ uses data, words, audio, photographs, video, graphics, illustrations, codes, spaces, and diverse materials to create artefacts and scenarios that trace entanglements, question assumptions, and reveal the unseen.


Master of Arts in Design, Visual Communication
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZHdK)

Diploma in Photojournalism
ACFJ, Ateneo de Manila University

Master of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication
University of Calcutta

Diploma in Database Programming
West Bengal Electronics Industry Development Corporation Limited

Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) in Accounting & Finance
Goenka College of Commerce & Business Administration

work experience

May 2017 - Present
Communication Designer

May 2012 - Present

Nov 2009 - Present

July 2019 - Dec 2019
Wissenschaftlicher Assistent (Research Assistant)
Institut für Designforschung. Zürcher Hochschule der Künst

May 2007 - May 2010
Freelance Reporter and Photographer
The Times of India


Sept 2020 - Present
Visiting Faculty
Bachelor Design. École Intuit Lab, Kolkata

Sept 2018 - Dec 2018
Lecturer (with Dr. Björn Franke)
Bachelor Design, Vis. Komm. Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

July 2014 - Feb 2018
Guest Faculty
B. Des., Fashion Communication. National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata

select clients

BBC, Financial Times, Le Monde, Forbes, Marie Claire, British Council, Deutsche Bank, ThyssenKrupp AG, Stop TB (Italy), Save The Children (UK), Rotary International, BBC Good Food, Open Magazine, Femina, Elle Decor, Asian Paints, Without A Trace (Sweden), American Jewish World Service, The Indian Express, The Times of India


Offline Editing
Colour Grading
Animated Infographics
Art Direction
Presentations & Pitch Decks
Content Strategy
Social Media Campaigns
Grant Writing & Copy Editing
Design Thinking
Qualitative Research
Translation (Bengali/Hindi to English)
Teaching & Training


Photoshop . Illustrator . Procreate . Fresco . Lightroom . 
Indesign . XD . Powerpoint . Keynote . Google Slides . Prezi . 
Final Cut Pro . DaVinci Resolve . Aftereffects . Audition . 
HTML . CSS . Processing . 
Cinema 4D . SketchUp . Fusion 360 . Dimension . Keyshot . 
Scrivener . Inqscribe . ATLAS.ti . Excel . Tableau

language proficiency

Bengali (Native)
English (Professional)
Hindi  (Bilingual)
German (Limited Working)

honours & grants

Zürcher Hochschule der Künst & Avina Stiftung
Projektfonds für Studierende, Dossier Internationales

Sony World Photography Awards
Save The Children Photo Competition (Finalist)

MFI Yes Bank National Press Photo Contest
Art and Culture (Honourable Mention)

World Press Photo
The Joop Swart Masterclass (Nomination)

Ateneo de Manila University
Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism Fellowship

Forward Thinking Museum
JGS Quarterly Photography Contest (Third Quarter Winner)

Media Foundation of India National Press Photo Contest
Daily Life, Singles (Honourable Mention)

Angkor Photo Workshop
Selected Attendee As One of 29 Emerging Asian Photographers

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