M'hammed Kilito


M'hammed Kilito (b. 1981) is a documentary photographer and National Geographic Explorer based in Casablanca, Morocco. His practice investigates the relationship between individuals or groups and the environment they inhabit. He is interested in capturing narratives that facilitate the comprehension of this relationship, covering topics such as cultural identity, the sociology of work, and the climate crisis.

Kilito holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Montreal University and a master's degree in Political Science from Ottawa University. His work has garnered awards and grants, including the Louis Roederer Prize for Sustainability, National Geographic Society Explorer Grant, CAP Prize and the Photography Prize of Fondation des Treilles. He has also been a finalist for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award and nominated for Prix Pictet.

His photography has been showcased in various festivals and venues worldwide, including the Leica Ernst Leitz Museum (Germany), Sharjah Art Foundation (UAE), 1:54 Art Fair (UK), PhotoESPAƑA Festival (Spain), Centre Pompidou (France), Addis Foto Fest (Ethiopia), Bosnia and Herzegovina National Museum (Bosnia and Herzegovina). His work has also been featured in publications such as The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The British Journal of Photography

World Press Photo Involvement:
2023 World Press Photo Contest winner
6x6 Africa Talent

M'hammed Kilito on Social Media: 
Instagram: @mhammed_kilito
Twitter: @MhammedKilito

M'hammed Kilito

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