Ranita Roy

2021 Guest Judge

Photographer and Visual Artist

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Ranita Roy was born in Andul, a small town in India. Currently based in Kolkata, India. She is a documentary photographer and visual artist. Her work has been published in various media publications including Reuters, The Washington Post Magazine, The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, The Cosmopolitan Magazine, The National (UAE), DW News, The Economic Times, Hindustan Times, BBC. In 2019  she completed a Master’s degree in Environmental Science, in the same year, she attended the 7th annual New York Portfolio Review organized by The New York Times in New York. She was Shortlisted in the 2020 Inge Morath Award (Magnum Foundation). In 2021 she attended the National Geographic Storytellers Summit and has recently been selected for the 2021 Magnum Foundation photography and social justice fellowship.

Current Press: ranitaroy.com/press

The Documentary Family Awards is an international competition in search of the insightful and meaningful ways that documentary photographers explore the interpretation of family.