Eman Mohammed

Country: Palestinian Territory, Occupied
Nationality: Palestinian
Company: Freelance photojournalist

About

Eman Mohammed, 26, was born in Saudi Arabia and educated in Gaza City Palestine   where she started her photojournalism career at the age of 19 in 2006.

Eman's work focuses on documenting the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, including invasions and wars that frequently occur in the area and the formation of armed militant groups in the strip .

The main body of her work has moved from covering the Israel's bombing blitz of Gaza in 2008-2009 and death perpetrated through Israeli shelling of the territory in a hard news style, to a Long series of sensitive women issues and  the aftermath long term projects.

 

Eman Mohammed's photographs expanded to reach other countries within the Middle East through her two recent projects "Diaspora/ Ouyon Lajeaa" and “iWar” .

  

Her work was published in Guardian, Le Monde, Washington post, Geo international, Mother Jones , and CNN

Clients include the National, The Observer, Brown book, Save the children, UNDP, UNRWA, UNESCO, and The Elders.

Eman Mohammed's work was recently acquired by the British museum in London.

Her ongoing long term projects "Diaspora, and iWar  are expected to finished by the summer of 2014.

 

Been part of several international exhibitions

Frames of Reality workshop 2008, New York, U.S., April 2009 

"Beware the Cost of War", London, UK, October 2009 

"Where are the Human Rights?", Montreal, Canada, McGill University, March 2009 

World Press Photo 2008 & Local Testimony 2009 joint exhibition, Tel Aviv, Israel 

Defending Hope in Gaza, Filmbase-Curved Street, Temple, Dublin, Ireland, January 2009 

Elsewhere Exhibition, Kibbutz Be'eri, Israel, March 2010 

Generation 911, September 10 - October 30, 2011, Den Haag, The Netherlands 

Women on the Verge, Empy Quarter Gallery in Dubai 2012.

British Musuem ,London 2012

This is also Gaza ", Ras El-Ein Gallery, Amman/Jordan 2012. "

“Alltag fern des Alltäglichen” in Basel (September 2011),Zurich (October 2011),Geneva (November 2011),Lausanne(January 2012),Neuchâtel (May/June 2012), Glarus (small town in the center of Switzerland, August 2012), Zurich (August- December 2012)

Vienna 2012, Telaviv 2013,Iran 2013.   INDIVIDUAL JOURNEY

 

 

AWARDS 

TED Fellowship 2014

PDN30 2010 

Judges’ Special Prize, Carmignac Gestion 2009 

2nd Prize, "Daily Life" category, Local Testimony 2009 

2nd Prize, "Nature & Environment" category, Local Testimony 2009 

Honorable Mention, UNICEF Photo of the Year 2009 

New Media Award–UK, for war coverage in Gaza 2008-2009 

"Outstanding Journalists" Honoring Ceremony, PCHR and OHCHR in Gaza 

Nomination, Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo 2009/2010/2011/2012 

Nomination, UNICEF POY 2009/2010. 

 

 

 

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