Malin Fezehai

Malin Fezehai

Malin Fezehai is a Swedish/Eritrean New York-based photographer and filmmaker working and traveling in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and America. Malin’s career began in her native country of Sweden, where she studied photography before moving to New York to enroll at the International Center of Photography. Malin Fezehai’s work focuses mainly on communities of displaced and dislocated persons around the world.

In 2014, Malin Fezehai’s work on African asylum seekers in detention was a LightBox feature for TIME magazine. In 2015, her image depicting a wedding of Eritrean refugees was the first iPhone image to ever receive a World Press Photo Award. In the same year, Malin Fezehai was awarded the Wallis Annenberg Prize and named one of “30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch” by Photo District News.

In “Stories of Survivors,” Malin Fezehai has joined hands with the United Nations Development Programme to portray survivors of violent extremism across the African continent.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Malin Fezehai

Stories of Survivors

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Between 2011 and 2016, more than 33,300 Africans lost their lives to violent extremism. The growth of violent extremism has set in motion a dramatic reversal of development gains in Africa, and is also threatening to stunt prospects of development for years to come.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Malin Fezehai

Sep 192015

#ICPworkshop InstaReview at Photoville

In this workshop participants of all experience levels will be able to explore the different sides of Instagram photography.

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