Honorable Mention TOKYO-2020 People / Children

The Undesired

  • Photographer
    Mohammad Fahim Ahamed Riyad
  • Technical Info
    Leica Q
  • Photo Date

A child is sleeping on a foot-over bridge amid corona virus outbreak in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dhaka is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. A major part of its population are homeless and living in the streets. Street dwelling children are deprived of most basic necessities of life including education. Children living in the street are extremely vulnerable to many diseases including highly contagious corona virus.

Mohammad Fahim Ahamed Riyad is a documentary photographer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Graduated in Bachelor of Science in electrical & electronic engineering. Fahim has studied one year professional photography program under a scholarship at Pathshala south asian media institute, Bangladesh. Fahim is also an allumni of the prestigious eddie adams workshop XXXIII. His approach to photography is to tell stories of life with a particular interest on social, environmental & political issues. His work has been published and awarded internationally.