About

Hossein Fatemi

Between 2006 and 2008, he turned his lens on the wars in both Georgia and Lebanon. In 2009, Hossein moved to Afghanistan and documented American ground operations and the lives of Afghans in the aftermath of war for over four years. Throughout subsequent trips back to his homeland of Iran, Hossein produced An Iranian Journey and Veiled Truths; two controversial and award winning projects focusing on youth and female identity.

Throughout the years, Hossein’s photography have been exhibited world-wide and brought him to work in place like Pakistan, Turkey, Iraq, Russia, India, Somalia, Kenya, and Bangladesh. He’s won numerous awards including being nomination for the 2016 World Understanding Award for the Pictures of the Year. Today, Hossein Fatemi resides in Chicago, IL and focuses on documenting social, environmental, and political issues across the United States of America.

Hossein Fatemi