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About Sumant K Barooah

2011

  • Sri Lanka

2010

·         Published Books

ASSAM,Xunor Xophura

Majuli, Islands of the God

Among the Temples of China II

TNT Magazine

Interactive CD for Government of Arunachal

2009

·         India International Centre,’River Sutra’

Photographs of Majuli & Shanghai

2006-8

  • Exhibition in Dongguan China
  • Photographer for HERE Dongguan magazine,China

2005

  • Philadelphia University  Calender,
  • Incredible India.Cover Story North East India
  •  Book Published, ‘Among the Temples of China’ .                    

 

2004

  • Lead the Secretary, Ministry of Tourism’s familiarization tour of the North East along with the PATA delegates. The First of its kind for the North East of India.
  • Assam Tourism Development Corporation
  • Advisor  to the proposed ‘North East Chamber of Tourism’ being initiated by the North East Council.
  • Official  photographer for the  ‘Police Golf Tournament’ at Shillong by the Assam Rifles.
  • Photographed Assam Tourist Destinations for Assam Tourism Development Corporation.
  • Presented the North East Destinations at the  TAAI  Conference at Calcutta,on behalf of the Ministry of Tourism
  • Photo Exhibition at Nehru Center, Bombay  between the 9th-15th November 2004.Riding the Himalayas.
  • Photo Exhibition at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi between the 28th November-1st December 2004.Riding the Himalayas
  • Photographs for ITDC brochure on Bhutan and Nepal.
  • Exhibition on ‘Majuli’ at the Dellihaat  for Majuli Festival Committee , in April
  • Photographed/ Filmed the Lesser known people of North East for the Brohmaputra Foundation in June 2004
  • Photographed for the UNESCO, proposal for recognition of ‘Majuli’ as  a World Heritage site. Report prepared by the  Archeological Survey of India,
  • Official photographer for the Dree Festival, at Ziro Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Official Documentary for the Brohmaputra Beach Festival at Guwahati,Assam.

2003

  • Nationally selected to direct a 19 episode  film  ‘Riding the Himalayas’ for Explorers and Adventurer Society

A trans-Himalayan expedition covering the Himalayas from Karakoram across India Nepal Bhutan and the North East till the Chinese border, McMohan Line. a 76 day stretch. 

·        Selected as one of the four ‘best’ photographers of India to cover the “Sindhu Darshan” festival for Ministry of Tourism

·        Documentary on the Apatani Annual Festival, commissioned by the Festival Committee at Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

·        Photo Galleries included in the MOT interactive CD on the North East.

·        Audio Visual  on Majuli commissioned by MIPDC and sponsored by Oil India Ltd.

·         ‘Temples of China’ a Sole photographic Exhibition at the India International  Centre

 

Photos can be seen at IIC, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Spinal Injuries Centre ,ASSOCHAM, Assam Bhavan, Dongguan China, Bath U.K. etc

Extensively Travelled in;

China,

Japan

Korea,

Phillipines

Indonesia,

Malaysia,

Singapore

Thailand,

Laos

Vietnam

Sri Lanka, 

Nepal

Bhutan.

Sri Lanka

Bangladesh

United States

Canada

Italy.

San Marino

United Kingdom

Denmark

Sweden

Finland

Norway

Greenland

Italy

Germany

Switzerland

Leichenstein

East/South Africa

Tanzania

Kenya

Malawi

Zambia

Zaire

Zimbabwe

Nigeria

Ethiopia

Somaliland

Libya

Egypt

Saudi Arabia,

Kuwait

Dubai

Sarjah

Bahrain

 

Books Published;

‘Among the Temples of China’

 ‘The Golden Valley’.  A photo-essay on Assam and  its people‘Majuli-The Island of the Gods.

Forthcoming

‘Apatanis of Arunachal Pradesh

‘Lamaseries of the North’

‘Ethnic Lineage of the Lesser known inhabitants of  the North East’

Memberships

 

Fine Arts SocietyAssam

International Eco club, Argentina

Travel Foundation, U.K.

International Documentary Association, USA

Royal Photographic Society,  U.K.