Kholood Eid

Kholood Eid is a Palestinian American documentary photographer, filmmaker and educator based in New York City and Seattle who is known for her intimate portraiture. In 2020, she was a recipient a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, alongside colleagues, for The New York Times investigative series ‘’Exploited.’’

Her work explores the depths of vulnerability, the strength in survival, the beauty in adversity and the intersectionality of identity through blending conceptual and reportage practices. In 2023, she launched Wet Nose Pawject—a dog portrait business—to incorporate more levity in life and have an outlet for her obsessive love of dogs.

Clients include The New York Times, National Geographic, TIME and The New Yorker among other publications and she has taught at Columbia University, New York University and the Bronx Documentary Center.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Kholood Eid

Waiting To Be Alive Again

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

A multimedia exhibit consisting of intimate audio interviews and poignant medium format film portraits exploring the unique collective loss experienced by local burlesque performers during the first winter of the devastating Covid-19 pandemic.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Kholood Eid

Sep 162018

PDN’s 30: Advice for Emerging Photographers from Emerging Photographers

Photographers chosen for PDN’s 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch will share the useful lessons they learned as they launched their careers. The panelists will discuss planning and funding personal projects, their strategies for promoting their work to potential clients and galleries, and how they built a support network.

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