Sayan Hazra

Visual Storyteller / Photojournalist
Location: Bangalore / Kolkata, India
Nationality: India
Biography: Sayan is an independent documentary storyteller based in India. So far, he has been focusing on personal projects that study socio-political changes of our time. Sayan has a degree in Computer Science and Engineering. He has spent a couple of... read on
POY Asia - The Covid Experience Dispatches from Asia
sayan hazra
Jan 27, 2021
Happy to see my work gets acknowledged on the POY Asia platform for their archive  "The Covid Experience Dispatches from Asia". This story was executed remotely - collaboration was done over the cross-platform messaging applications and phone calls. I tried to fuse the concepts of 'Democratic Journalism' and 'Vernacular Photography' here as a response to the shortcomings of traditional journalism during a nationwide strict lockdown in India. I guided truckers remotely to snapshot their plights.  


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