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Tasneem Alsultan was born in the U.S., educated in England and Saudi Arabia, and received an MA from Portland State University. Her masters focused on the ethnographic study of Saudi women abroad. She documents human rights issues specific to gender and social issues in Saudi and the Arab Gulf region. She began working on her project Saudi Tales of Love in 2015 after being selected as one of the 10 grantees of the Magnum Foundation/ Prince Claus/ AFAC grant. Her project was published in Time’s LightBox, and later exhibited at Paris Photo, Photo Kathmandu, and Visa pour l’Image in Perpignan, France. In 2016, Alsultan was selected by the British Journal of Photography as one of the best 16 emerging photographers to watch and PDN’s 30 photographers to watch in 2017. She was a finalist in the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards in Contemporary Issues and is a member of Rawiya, the first all-female photography collective from the Middle East. In 2019, Tasneem was selected as a recipient of the Catchlight Fellowship to continue her work on Saudi women. (Photo shot in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia, 2019. Photo sponsors: Morkos & Molly Youssef.)

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