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 to question cultural intricacies of Khaleeji societies and women's representations in the Arab world.

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

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

> 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


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


   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


2022     Pathways, Raffles The Palm, Dubai
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


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


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


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

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

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