Hi! My name is Eman Ali. I’m an Omani visual artist based between London and Oman. My work interlaces gender, religious and socio-political ideologies under the umbrella of sexuality with a focus on the Arab World.

My artworks can be found in the private collection of individuals in the  US, UK and GCC.


For limited edition print sales, commissions and other inquiries 
(or if you just want to say hello!) you can contact me on info@emanali.com

Licensing Contact: sarah@kintzing.com

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News 

>Fall 2021
BJP Female in Focus Award Exhibition
El Barrio's Artspace, New York

>September 2021
Photobook Exhibition at Middle-East Now Film Festival
Florence,Italy

> March 2021
PHMuseum: 12 Women Photographers to Watch in 2021

Open Edition Gallery presentation
Selected by Guest Curator Hester Keijser


> December 2020
Succession book review in Source Magazine

> 7 December 2020
Succession book review in Photomonitor

> 27 October 2020
Announcement: Winner (Single Image)
Female in Focus, An Award for Women Photographers

> 10 October 2020
Diptyk Magazine: 1-54 London, 5 Artists To Watch

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

> 9 September 2020
Succession book review in GUP Magazine





2013 - 2014    Center of Photographic Arts, Bahrain
Co-founder & Creative Director

EDUCATION

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

ART FAIRS

2020
   1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, Somerset House
2020
   1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New York (Online presentation)

SOLO SHOWS

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

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS 

2021   Female In Focus Award Exhibition, El Barrio's Artspace, New York
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

TALKS

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


RESIDENCIES

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

PUBLICATIONS

2019    Succession (Artist Book)
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

AWARDS AND INVITATIONS

2020   Winner (Single Image), Female in Focus, An Award for Women Photographers
2018    Invitation, Plat(t)form, Fotomuseum Winterthur (Switzerland)
2018    Shortlisted, Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
2016    Shortlisted, European Photo Award
2013    Nominated, Foam Paul Huf Award

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

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