Tanya Habjouqa

Photographer, Jordan visit website

Tanya Habjouqa © Laura Boushnak

2014, 2nd prize stories, Daily Life

2014, 2nd prize stories, Daily Life

2014, 2nd prize stories, Daily Life

2014, 2nd prize stories, Daily Life

Tanya Habjouqa (Jordan, 1975) is a documentary photographer specializing in gender, social, and human rights issues in the Middle East.

She approaches her subjects with sensitivity and an eye for the absurd. She is the author of Occupied Pleasures, heralded by TIME magazine and the Smithsonian as one of the best photo books of 2015 (winning a World Press Photo award in 2014). She was the recipient of the Magnum Foundation 2013 Emergency Fund, and mentors grantees from across the Arab region for their “Arab Photographer Documentary Fund” with the Prince Claus Foundation and the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture.

Tanya is a founding member of Rawiya, the first all female photo collective of the Middle East and member of NOOR. She lectures ‘Narrative/ National Identity in Photography’ at Al Quds Bard University

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Jordanian photographer Tanya Habjouqa talks about her award-winning work, 'Occupied Pleasures'.

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