Zied Ben Romdhane


Zied Ben Romdhane (b. 1981) is a documentary photographer from Tunisia whose work focuses on his native country. He explores the socio-political contrasts between inland regions and coastal areas, shedding light on how geography shapes these dynamics. 

Romdhane published his first book, West of Life in 2018 with Red Hook Editions, and Children of the Moon with Les Éditions Lalla Hadria. He participated in the Arab Documentary Photography Program in 2015 (AFAC), World Press Photo’s 2013 Reporting Change initiative, and received the POPCAP award (Africa Image, Basel, 2015). 

He is a member of the collectives ‘Rawiya’ and ‘Native.’ 

In 2019, Romdhane joined Magnum as a nominee.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2024 World Press Photo Contest winner 
2019 Joop Swart Masterclass participant
6x6 Africa Talent

Zied Ben Romdhane on Social Media:
Instagram: @ziedbromdhane

Zied Ben Romdhane

Portrait credit: Aymen Omrani