TASNEEM ALSULTAN

 
Tasneem Alsultan

Group Exhibitions
2017
'Saudi Tales of Love' - Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition, Somerset House, UK 
'Saudi Tales of Love' - Middle East Now Festival, Florence Italy 
'Saudi Tales of Love' - La Quatrieme Image Festival- Paris France 
'Photographing the Female', Focus Photo Festival, Sun Mill Studios Compound Lower Parel, Mumbai, India
Rawiya Photo Collective: 'We Do Not Choose Our Dictators', Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, TX, USA (March - May)

2016
'Saudi Tales of Love' Photo Kathmandu Festival 2016, Nepal
Where Are We Now?, East Wing presentation at Paris Photo 2016

Awards / Press

2017
2017 STERN Grant (DE) 
Photo District News (PDN) - '30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch'.
Amnesty International / Wordt Vervolgd - February issue
Sony World Awards - Shortlisted

2016
British Journal Photography - 'Ones to Watch' / Selected as on of 16 emerging photographers of note.

Magnum Foundation / AFAC / Prince Claus Fund - Recipient of the second year and mentorship program for grantees from across the Arab region for their Emerging Arab Photographer Documentary Fund.

NewYork Times Lens Blog - 'The Hidden Stories of Arab Women' / Interview with Tasneem.

New York Times - “Saudi Tales of Love”, photo essay selected for New York Times Portfolio Review

Vogue Italia: 'Vogue Fashion Experience Jeddah, la giornata delle designer' / Feature Shoot (in Italian).

2015
Photoville Photo Festival - Honorary Mention & Print exhibited by Getty / Instagram, New York, USA

National Geographic - 'In Historic Saudi Elections, These Women Stepped Up As Voters and Candidates' / feature.

Burn Magazine - 'Protectors of the Mosque' - issue feature.

2014
Burn Diary - Burn Magazine Instagram / Contributor

Arab News - "Behind the Camera - the Story of a Wedding Photographer" / Interview with Tasneem

2013
Khaleejesque Print Magazine (Issue 8) - Recognised as one of the young influentials in the GCC.

2012
Khaleejesque Print Magazine - 'Tasneem AlSultan - the Spectacular Wedding Photographer' / Interview

Teaching
2016

Taught art therapy photo workshops with Syrian refugee children in collaboration with 
Voice of the Children, Jordan

Photographer / Contributor
2015

Every Day Middle East photographers / Instagram Blog

Other Awards of Note
2013
ISPWP Contest for International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers / Multiple awards of excellence

Education / Presentations / Publications:
2010
Hijab, Sex and Language: An Ethnographic Study”; Presentation at Egyptesol, Egypt

2009
“More Than Just the Hijaab: Saudi Women’s Experiences of Cultural Adjustment to US
ESL Classrooms."; Presentation at the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Colorado, USA

2010
Organiser: Assisted the students of University College of Bahrain in Model UN; Bahrain

2009
Coordinator: Preparation of the Fulbright Gateway Orientation program - Portland State University, USA

2008
Consultant: Anthropological expert in Saudi culture and marketplace -  Intel Corporation, Oregon, USA

MA Linguistics “TESOL” Thesis: “Believe Me That’s the True Hijab” / Ethnographic study on Saudi Women in US ESL Classes -  Portland State University, USA


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