Biography

Mustafa Saeed (b.1989) is a Somali born artist and based in Hargeisa, Somaliland. His work explores different mediums including Documentary photography, graphics and sound.

Mustafa’s work marries poetic symbolism with socio-political critique to explore issues of war, conflict and environment. He is the Curator of Everyday Horn of Africa and Contributor to Everyday Africa.

Awards & Fellowships

·      2015 – Grantee of Arab Documentary Photography Program: Six months’mentorship funded by The Arab fund for Art and Culture, Magnum Foundation & Prince Claus Fund.


Exhibitions

·       2019 - Since Yesterday, group exhibiton by SOOMAAL Art House, Minneapolis.

·       2019 - The Anarchist Citizenship, a project initiated by Amal Alhaag & Nadine Stijns, at  Framer Framed in Amsterdam

·       2018 - UNSEEN Photo Fair with gallery LhGWR, Amsterdam

·       2017 - Cornered Energies, Hargeisa

·       2017 - (UTOCORPIS Les Corps Utopiques) video installation. A Touring Exhibition

·       2016 - Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg

·       2015 - Lumieres d’Afriques, Paris, Touring Exhibition

·       2015 - Just Another Photo Festival, Delhi

·       2014 - AddisFotoFest. Addis Ababa

·       2013 - Pop Up Addis, Addis Ababa

·       2013 - Hargeisa and Me, Hargeisa

·       2012 - Sirta Tahriibta. Hargeisa

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