CV

LANGUAGES Arabic, English, Armenian

CONTRIBUTOR
@EverydayMiddleEast
@EverydayAmericanMuslim

GRANTS
2017    Shortlisted, Women Photograph + Pulitzer Center Grant
2016    Selected, Magnum Foundation/Prince Claus Fund/AFAC for Arab Documentary Photography Program

SELECTED PRINT PUBLICATIONS
2017    لأن قِرط واحد لا يكفي, Vice Arabia, Saudi Arabia
2017    Wenn ihr starker Arm es will, DIE ZEIT, Germany
2017    Generation Gulf, DIE ZEIT, Germany
2015    Geo International, Germany
2015    Eine Frau. Macht Druck (Jun), GEO magazine, Germany
2015    Using Instagram to Convey Authentic Vision of ME, Collective Vision, Huck magazine, UK
2015    Everyday Middle East, Fact magazine, p 41, Bahrain
2014    Quieter Picture of ME Taking Place on Instagram (slide 2), Huck magazine, issue 45, UK
2012    Unveiled: Portraits of Women in Saudi Arabia, Kalimat magazine, Canada

PRESS
2017     Refinery29, Muslim Female Photographers to Know
2016     Vogue Arabia, aug 7
2016     Where is Layla? Better Photography Magazine, (print p54), India
2015     Collective Vision, Huck magazine, UK
2015     CairoScene, about @EverydayMiddleEast
2012     The Ever-changing Styles of Iman Al-dabbagh, Arab News, Saudi Arabia
2012     That Jeddah Podcast, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2011     Going Once, Going Twice… Sold!, Arab News,  Saudi Arabia
2009     About Project Souarna, Al-Hayat, Jordan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017     “How To Tell When The Rebels Have Won”, Beirut, Lebanon (AFAC’s 10 year anniversary)
2016    Everyday Projects, Photo Istanbul exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey
2016    PhonArtSaudi, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2015    Middle East Now, Florence, Juried, Italy
2015    Everyday Middle East, Gulf Photo Plus, Juried, Dubai, UAE
2014    The Everyday Project, Photoville, juried, NY, USA
2011     Art Auction for Humanity, Jeddah, KSA
2009    We of the Mountains: A Survey of Armenian-American Art, Pasadena, CA, USA
2007    {m}aganda #20, Our Activisms, UC Berkeley, juried, Berkeley, CA, USA
2006    ARVEST 2006 by AGBU, Union Station, juried, Los Angeles, CA, USA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2010-2014    Lecturer, International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
2009             Project Souarna Photo Workshop, Wehdat Refugee Camp, Amman, Jordan

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED
2010     Foundry Photojournalism Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey
2008     Foundry Photojournalism Workshop, Mexico City, Mexico

EDUCATION BA, Graphic Design, California Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA