Hossein Fatemi, b.1980 in Iran, started his career as a photographer in 1997. He has worked in Lebanon, Pakistan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Georgia, Russia, India, Somalia, Kenya and Afghanistan. His work has been published in numerous national and international publications including The Times, Newsweek, Paris Match, The New York Times, The Guardian and The Washington Post.
Hossein Fatemi is represented by Panos Pictures and available for editorial and corporate assignments in Iran and throughout Middle East.
ASSIGNMENTS & INQUIRIES: Please contact Josh or Michael at Panos Pictures, U.K.
2012: Honourable Mention at Unicef Picture of the Year Award
2012: Grand prize of international world awakening awards for a story on the war in Afghanistan.
2012: First prize at the Fourth Fadjr International Festival of Visual Arts for his work on the Landmine Legacy.
2011: Gold medal from China international photojournalism contest
2010: Finalist New York Photo Awards
2009: Bronze medal from China international photojournalism contest
2009: Photographer of the Year, Iran
2007: Bronze medal from China international photojournalism contest
2006: Photographer of the Year, Iran
2005: Photographer of the Year, Iran
2013: long-term project Afghanistan – Dark Future, in Chobi Mela VII, in Dhaka, Bangladesh
2012: Street Photography exhibition with a focus on SAARC countries in India
2012: Group exhibition of 30 Iranian artists entitled “Iran” in Romania
2012: Metro exhibition “Azarbaijan After the Earthquake”
2011: Hossein Fatemi’s work on Afghanistan entitled “Contemporary Afghanistan: another look” in Moscow
2011: Hossein Fatemi’s work entitled “Sepid Shoor” at No 6 Gallery
2008: Middle East in the eye of six Iranian photographer and two foreign photographers in Tehran
2007: Tehran first photo Expo
2006: Tehran exhibition “Lebanon after the War”
2011: Hossein Fatemi’s work entitled “Sepid Shoor”