Hi! My name is Eman Ali. I’m an Omani/Bahraini visual artist living and working between London - Oman - Bahrain

For limited edition fine art prints + commercial or private commissions
or if you just want to say hello you can contact me on info@emanali.com



> 11-21 March 2020
Group show, The Place I Call Home | Copeland Gallery, London

> 8-10 October 2020
Presentation with 50 Golborne Gallery | 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London

Events below postponed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic

> April 2020 

Talk + Book Launch | The Photographers’ Gallery, London

> 8-10 May 2020
Presentation with 50 Golborne Gallery | 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New York

> 22-24 May 2020
Artist Talk at the 33rd Swahili Colloquium | University of Bayreuth, Germany


2017    Royal College of Art, MA Photography
2008    Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design,
BA Graphic Design

Art fairs

   1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, Somerset House
   1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New York (Online presentation)


2019    Utendi, 50 Golborne Gallery, London
2017    Corridors of Power, The Anglo-Omani Society, London


2019 - 2020 The Place I Call Home, Touring exhibition, UK + GCC
2019    Lagos Biennial 2nd Edition, Nigeria
2017    Behind The Portrait, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai
2017    Graduate Show, Royal College of Art, London
2016   Offprint, Tate Modern, London
2016    Future Narratives, La Ira de Dios, Buenos Aries
2015    The Devil May Care, The Noorderlicht Photogallery, The Netherlands
2014    Recreational Purpose, Bahrain National Museum
2014    SCHAU Festival, Dortmund, Germany


2019    Artist Talk | Baraza, Swahili Studies Conference, School of Oriental
and African Studies (SOAS) University, London
2019    Gallery Talk | 50 Golborne Gallery, London


2016    Future Narratives curated by Juliana Gontijo - La Ira de Dios, Buenos Aries


2016    The Next 100: BMW Group book
2014    Recreational Purpose: Exhibition catalogue
2012    Background: Exhibition catalogue. Bahrain’s National Participation in the
13th international architecture exhibition at the La Biennale de Venezia


2018    Invitation, Plat(t)form, Fotomuseum Winterthur (Switzerland)
2016    Shortlisted, Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
2016    Shortlisted, European Photo Award
2013    Nominated, Foam Paul Huf Award


Ffotogallery Wales, BMW, Adidas, The Standard
Hotel, Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA)

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