Mohamed Mahdy

Mohamed Mahdy is a visual storyteller from Alexandria, graduated from PUA for Art's & Design, and a Magnum Foundation fellow in NYC. His work concentrates on the hidden and often unseen communities in Egypt that tackles diverse cultural and social issues relevant to the context in which he works.

Recently in 2022 Mohamed was named by The Guardian newspaper as one of 5 emerging talents in photojournalism and won Canon student development program. His last exhibition in 2021 was in Hamburger Bahof Museum - in Berlin as part of the Take me to the River exhibition by the Goethe Institute in Munich and Prince Claus Fund in Amsterdam curated by Maya El Khalil. Recently, he exhibited also in Altonaer Museum as part of Hamburg portfolio Review and currently at Geo polis gallery as part of Fortnight of international solidarity 2022 - Globalization, city of Brussels. He exhibited twice with the Ian Parry Scholarship in London and also at Photoville in New York. In 2018 he was named by The New York Times Lens Blog as one of 12 emerging photographers to watch.

Presently, Mahdy is undertaking two diplomas at the Danish School for Media and Journalism (DMJX) in Arhus, Denmark.