Debmalya Ray Choudhuri (b. 1992) is a writer, and photographer from India currently based in New York. He sees photography as an interface with the world, a way to confront it, a way to desire and live. He has published his work in magazines and platforms in India like Better Photography India, Inspiro India, Asian Photography magazine and international publications on The Guardian, The BBC, The Telegraph UK, National Geographic Your Shot, Invisible Photographer Asia, MonoVisions, contemporary art platforms like Phroom magazine, FishEye magazine, Feature Shoot, Loeil de la Photographie, Editor's pick in OpenWalls Arles, British Journal Of Photogaphy. He has displayed across the country and abroad like Blank Wall gallery,Athens, India Habitat Center, Focas Photo festival Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University, Rochester Fringe Festival. He also received several awards in his journey till now, notable ones being honorable mentions in Neutral Density Awards 2016, International Photographer of the Year 2016, International Photography Awards(IPA), Sony World Photo Awards. He was awarded as emerging photographer from Calcutta by Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation, Mumbai and has also been part of national art residencies with the Piramal Foundation, Mumbai. He was a part of a contemporary art movement across India called The Narrative Arts movement (2017). Recently he has been selected for a workshop with an Italian research school Spazio Labo under mentor Elinor Carucci as part of Photo Workshop New York and have also worked with Antoine d’Agata for a Magnum workshop “What It Means to be here” in Brooklyn, New York.