Kishor Sharma (b. 1983) is a self-taught documentary photographer. He strives to explore and understand human societies through Photography.
He has been working as a freelance photographer since 2005. He worked at Drik India in Calcutta in 2008/09 and started working at photo.circle in Kathmandu from 2011.
He completed Advanced Visual Storytelling course from the Danish School of Media and Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark in 2014. He covered devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015 for TIME.
His photographs has been published in National and International outlets like TIME, Asian Geographic, Caravan Magazine, Gallerie International, RAW View Magazine, Himal South Asia, Nepali Times among others. He has been commissioned for photography assignments by various organisations such as Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium (NRRC), UNDP, ActionAid UK, Practical Action UK, UNHCR, DanChurchAid, gtz, WHO among others.
His works has exhibited at various galleries and photo festivals in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Finland, Australia, France, UK and Japan.
He was awarded with Asia Prize in Photo City Sagamihara 14th General Photography festival organized in Sagamihara Japan for his long term work on Nepali nomads and the whole portfolio has been acquired by Sagamihara City which will be kept in a permanent exhibition in the city Museum.
He is currently based in Kathmandu, Nepal.