ABOUT + CONTACT: RESUME

BOOKS
2016: Post-Script (RRB Publishing, UK, limited edition of 750 / ISBN 978-0-9932323-9-8)
2015: In the Shadow of the Pyramids (self published, edition of 500 / ISBN 978-90-821066-1-9)
2015: The People (street edition, self published, edition of 1500 / ISBN 978-0-9932876-0-2)
2015: The People Collector Edition, handmade with artist’s mother (self published, edition of 102)

EDUCATION
2011: MA Art and Media Practice, University of Westminster - London, UK
2009: Research fellow, University of Oxford - Oxford UK
2002: ABJ/BA journalism & political science, University of Georgia - Athens, Georgia, USA

AWARDS
2016: Nominee Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize – Germany/UK
2016: Finalist Emerging Photographer Fund, Burn Magazine – USA
2015: Selected Best Photo Books 2015, Guatephoto – Guatemala City, Guatemala
2015: Selected Best Photo Books 2015, Encontros da Imagem – Braga, Portugal
2015: Winner Best Photo Book 2015 Public Vote, Fotobookfestival - Kassel, Germany
2015: Finalist Best book of the Year, PhotoEspana - Madrid, Spain
2015: Finalist Best book of the Year, Fotobookfestival - Kassel, Germany
2015: 3rd Place Professional Book, Self Published, Int'l Photography Awards - USA
2015: Finalist Best book of the Year, Athens Photo Festival - Athens, Greece
2014: Winner Reminders Photography Stronghold Grant - Tokyo, Japan
2014: Finalist Photocrati Fund
2014: Finalist Unseen Book Dummy Award for "In the Shadow of the Pyramids"
2013: Finalist PHE Ojodepez Award for Human Values
2013: Winner Cortona on the Move OFF CIRCUIT
2013: HM FotoVisura Grant
2012: Winner FOAM Magazine TALENT
2012: 4th Place Photocrati Fund
2012: Finalist Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for International Photography Grant
2011: HM Lens Culture International Exposure Awards
2011: Finalist Prix Bayeux-Calvados des Correspondants de Guerre
2011: Finalist, Ian Parry Scholarship
2011: Finalist, BURN magazine Emerging Photographer Fund (EPF)

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS
2016: Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, ‘The Cube’ Deutsche Börse Foundation – Frankfurt, Germany
2016: Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, Photographer’s Gallery – London, UK
2016: Art Now, LCC Festival of Journalism & Art – London, UK
2015: Reminders Photography Stronghold, “I’ll Die For You”- Tokyo, Japan
2015: Gulf Photo Plus, “In the Shadow of the Pyramids”– Dubai, UAE
2014: Oxford Photofestival – Oxford, UK
2014: Backlight Photofestival “In the Shadow of the Pyramids” – Finland
2013: Gulf Photo Plus, “The Veil” – Dubai, UAE
2013: Chobi Mela Festival, “In the Shadow of the Pyramids”– Bangladesh
2011: Reciprocity Studio, "I'll Die For You: Suicide in Rural India" – Vermont, USA
2011: The Chainstore, “I’ll Die For You” – London, UK

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2015: "The Photobook As An Art Object" – New Delhi, India
2015: “In the Shadow of the Pyramids”, FotoLeggendo Festival – Rome, ITALY
2015: "I'll Die For You", Chobi Mela VII – Dhaka, Bangladesh
2014 "In the Shadow of the Pyramids", FotoIstanbul – Istanbul, Turkey
2014: “Mobile”, Center for Photography at Woodstock – New York, USA
2014: “In Context: Portrait in Contemporary Photographic Practice”, Wellin Museum – New York, USA
2013: "The Sacred Paths", Modem Museum – Hungary
2013: “In the Shadow of the Pyramids”, Look 13, International Photography Festival – Liverpool, UK
2012: Foam Talent – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2012: "The Art of Documentary” PowerHouse Arena – New York, USA
2012: “Women on the Verge” The Empty Quarter Gallery – Dubai, UAE
2011: "Arab Revolutions", Third Floor Gallery – Cardiff, Wales, UK
2011: “The Veil”, The North Wall Gallery – Oxford, UK
2011: “Revolutions”, Tache Gallery – Cairo, Egypt
2011: “Humankind” Power House Arena – New York, USA
2010: “Land, Country Life in the Urban Age” Noorderlicht Festival – Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
2010: Bedfordbury Gallery – Covent Garden, London, UK
2009: Italian Institute for Culture – Paris, France
2007: Zen Gallery – Bangkok, Thailand

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2017: The New Yorker, “Most Die Young” by Camille Bordas (January 2017) - USA
2017: “In the Shadow of the Pyramids”, Monthly Photography (January 2017) – South Korea
2017: Foam International Photography Magazine, Who We Are (January 2017) – The Netherlands
2016: Source Photographic Review, The Photobook Issue (December 2016) - UK
2016: “In the Shadow of the Pyramids” Pro Photographer (December 2016) - New Zealand
2016: "Art in a Time of Conflict" by Kamila Shamsie, The Financial Times (September 27, 2016) – UK
2016: “Photographing the Egyptian Revolution”, ID-Vice (August 22, 2016) - UK
2016: The National, “New book captures impact of Egypt’s revolution on daily life” (May 3, 2016) - UAE
2016: AnOtherMagazine, “Visions of Self, Nation and Revolution“ (May 3, 2016) – UK
2016: Dazed, “What Does a Revolution Look Like?” (April, 14, 2016) - UK
2016: Time Lightbox, "The Night Mubarak Stepped Down" (February 11, 2016) - USA
2015: "In the Shadow of the Pyramids", Raw View Magazine - Finland
2015: “Portraits of Strength: Seven Extraordinary Women”, National Geographic Proof - USA
2015: “La Rivoluzione Finisce Dallo Psicologo”, Internazionale - Italy
2015: “Egypt Through the Experience of Laura El-Tantawy” Fotografia Magazine - Italy
2015: “In the Shadow of the Pyramids” Vrij Nederland – The Netherlands2015 “A Personal Exploration of Egypt’s Turbulent Years” Time Lightbox – USA
2014: "Inedible Truth: The Politics of Food" Australian Photojournalist - Australia
2014: "How Smartphones Changed the Way We Experience Photography" Time Lightbox - USA
2014: "Redefining Smartphone Photography" The New Yorker Photobooth - USA
2014: "Egypt: Outside the Cities" International New York Times
2014: "A Love of Land in Egypt's Farms" NYT Lens - USA
2014: "Assignment Cairo" FLTR - UK
2014: "An Immortal River", What the Nile Says About Egypt?”, CNN Photos - USA
2014: Le Monde, “En Grande-Bretagne, les associations s’inquiètent du retour de la faim” - France
2014: Time Lightbox, “Striking Photos Blend Far Flung Locations” (March 28, 2014) - USA
2013: Eyemazing, The New Collectible Art Photography, published by Thames & Hudson
2013: New Yorker Magazine, “Photographs From Cairo: Amid the Chaos” (November 11, 2013)
2013: National Geographic, 125th Anniversary Collector's Edition (October 2013)
2013: OjodePez, PHE Award 2013
2013: Le Monde, "Egypte: jours de haine et de sang" - France (August 21, 2013)
2013: Le Monde, “En Egypte, "même la mort est humiliante" – France (August 16, 2013)
2013: Marie Claire Italy, “The Veil”2013 Global Post, “Egyptian Christians Losing Sense of Home”

WRITINGS
2016: Book Review: Amak Mahmoodian "Shenasnameh, PHMuseum (October 25, 2016) - USA
2016: The Night Mubarak Stepped Down, Time Lightbox (February 11, 2016) - USA
2015: Book Review: Cyril Costilhes "Grand Circle Diego", Photo-Eye (September 29, 2015) - USA
2015: Portraits of Strength, National Geographic Magazine (March 6, 2015) - USA

TEACHING
2017: Anzenberger Masterclass - Vienna, Austria
2016 Non-Fiction Visual Storytelling – Kathmandu, Nepal
2015: Long Form Photo Projects, where the personal & the general become one – GPP, Dubai, UAE
2015: Photographing Juxtapositions – Reminders Photography Stronghold, Tokyo, Japan
2013: Photographic Storytelling – Contemporary Image Collective (CIC), Cairo, Egypt
2013: Photojournalism & Street Photography – Contemporary Image Collective (CIC), Cairo, Egypt

TALKS
2017: Photo Symposium Asia - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2016: What Are the Conditions of Producing a Political Image Today? Le Bal - Paris, France
2016: Non-Fiction Stroytelling - Kathmandu, Nepal
2016: Gazebook Photofestival - Punta Secca, Sicily, Italy
2016: Contemporary Image Collective - Cairo, Egypt
2016: LCC Festival of Journalism & Art - London, UK
2016: Riots & Identity, Le Boudoir 2.0 - Les Recontres d'Arles - Arles, France
2016: Conversation with Max Houghton, The Photographer's Gallery - London, UK
2016: London College of Communication – London, UK
2016: Photo Forum – London, UK
2015: Keynote Speaker High Point University, “Women & Gender Symposium” – North Carolina, USA
2015: Fotobook Festival – Kassel, Germany
2015: DokFoto – Oslo, Norway
2014: IC Visual Lab – Bristol, UK
2014: FotoIstanbul – Istanbul, Turkey
2013: Gulf Photo Plus – Dubai, UAE
2012: Third Floor Gallery – Cardiff, Wales