Al-Sharif Amira

  • Woman
  • country
  • Yamen
  • disciplines
  • photography, photojournalism
  • languages
  • Arabic, English
  • life at Paris, France

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biography

Born in 1982 in Sanaa, Yemen, Amira Al-Sharif is a photojournalist. Graduated from the Art Center of Photography in New York, she publishes in the Yemeni and international press (National Geographic, The Guardian, The Washington Post). Winner of numerous awards (Magnum foundation, Safirlab program), she works with humanitarian organizations (Unicef, UNHCR, Oxfam), exhibits and teaches photography, directed a documentary project on the resilience of Yemeni women. In September 2009, she was welcomed in the framework of the ICORN cities of refuge at the Cité internationale des arts. She is a member of the agency of artists in exile.