Biography

Photo: Ruth Bruckner

Hossein (born in 1985 in Iran) initially interested in street photography, his focus eventually shifted onto documentary photography and portraiture. Fascinated with the contours of the earth (holding a BS in cartography and an MS in geomorphology), he felt drawn to study the contours of the human spirit more closely through photography.

Questions of society, humankind, and identity continue to orient his art. He is currently undertaking photography research at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, the Netherlands.


Phone: (+31) 655935251
e-mail: hello [at] hossein.art
IG: @hossein.foto


Awards & Achievements



Group exhibition

2020

- Kahmann Gallery - Amsterdam, Netherlands

- Portrait of Humanity x Sent into Space - The first photography exhibition in Space

- OpenWalls Arles - Galerie Huit Arles, France

- Louisiana State Museum as part of PhotoNOLA Festival - New Orleans, United States 

- National Centre For Photography - Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

- LagosPhoto Festival - Lagos, Nigeria

- Organ Vida International Photography Festival - Zagreb, Croatia

- Helsinki photo festival - Helsinki, Finland


2018

- Sony World Photography Awards – Somerset House, London

- Memories - Loosen Art - Italy, Roma

- Talents of the year 2018 - Independent photographer - Germany, Berlin

- I belong - PhotoEast - The United Kingdom, Neptune Quay

- Blank wall gallery – Street photography - Athens, Greece


2017

- House of Basketball – Zürich, Switzerland

- The Mind's Eye - All About Photo - USA, San Francisco

- I’ll be your mirrors – Portrait exhibition – USA, California

- "StreetProjeckt"– Germany, Berlin

- The Essence of Monochrome - Hungary, Budapest

- Blank wall gallery – Fine Art -  Athens, Greece

- Blank wall gallery – Black & White - Athens, Greece

- Blank wall gallery – Travel - Athens, Greece

- Blank wall gallery – Moments of color - Athens, Greece



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