Prasiit Sthapit (b. 1988) is a visual storyteller based in Kathmandu. In 2016, he was the recipient of the Magnum Emergency Fund Grant and was selected for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass.
He is currently associated Fuzz Factory Productions, a multimedia collective based in Kathmandu, photo.circle, a platform for photography in Nepal and Photo Kathmandu. He is also the director of Fuzzscape, a multi-media music documentary project.
Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018.
Verzasca Foto Festival, Verzasca, Switzerland, 2016.
“Dislocation/Negotiating Identity”, Smith College Museum of Art, USA, 2016.
Photo Kathmandu 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2015.
Photographic Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 2014.
Organ Vida International Photography Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, 2014.
Noorderlicht Photofestival, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, 2014.
Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore, 2014.
Kirkkopuisto Photo Annual, Akkigalleria, Jyvaskyla, Finland, 2013.
Photoquai 2013, Musee du duai Branly, Paris, France, 2013.
PIX ‘Recovery’, New Delhi, India, 2013.
Kathmandu International Art Festival, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2012.
‘The Constant Change’, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2011.
The Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac Photography Residencies 2019
Recipient of Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund grant 2016
World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass 2016
Honourable Mention, New Generation Prize, Photographic Museum of Humanity Grant 2014
British Journal of Photography, National Geographic ‘Proof’, Vice Magazine, Helsingin Sanomat, Himal Southasian, The Kathmandu Post, Outside Magazine, Raw View, European Photography Magazine, Kamana Saptahik, The Nepali Times