Hossein Fatemi

Iranian b.1980~~Hossein Fatemi began his career in photography in 1997. Since then he has travelled extensively and worked in Lebanon, Pakistan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Georgia, Russia, India, Somalia, Kenya, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. ~~His work has been exhibited internationally and published widely in publications including The Sunday Times Magazine, Newsweek, Time, Paris Match, VSD magazine, NEON magazine, Foreign Policy, The New York Times, National Geographic, The Guardian and The Washington Post. ~~Hossein has documented the life of Iranian youth and daily life in his native country while continuing to shoot news and current affairs stories.

He has received numerous awards including POYi, LensCulture, Days Japan, Unicef and CHIPP. He has also been awarded a grant to work on his personal projects from The Art of Photography Show in San Diego, USA.~~~After a few years covering the war in Afghanistan, he is now based in Chicago, USA.

 

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  • Portfolios (102)

    AFGHANISTAN

    A group of men in a tea shop in Kabul's old city.

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00166510

    AFGHANISTAN

    The sun shines through the ruins of an old house,...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00166511

    AFGHANISTAN

    Smoking chimneys rise behind a group of men working...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00166512

    AFGHANISTAN

    A woman at Maslach Refugee Camp. More than 113, 000...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00166542

    AFGHANISTAN

    Men and boys bathe in the hot room in a hammam on a...

    © Hossein Fatemi

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    AFGHANISTAN

    Children attending a class in a Maktab or an...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00166546

    Afghanistan

    A husband and wife pictured in Maslakh Refugee Camp....

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00168840

    Iran

    Female relatives of men killed during the Iran - Iraq...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00139693

    LEBANON

    A destroyed car and buildings, destroyed by Israeli...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00139708

    GEORGIA

    A woman cries in a severely damaged house after her...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00119788

    GEORGIA

    A homeless man sits on a log bench next to empty...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00119800

    Somalia

    A three year old girl, who has severe malnutrition,...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00154617

    Somalia

    Children queue up for a food hand-out at a World Food...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00154627

    Somalia

    An elderly woman, walking with the aid of a stick,...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00154618

    Somalia

    A woman watches over a sleeping child at Badbaado,...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00154620

    Kenya

    A family of Somalis sit among their possessions...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00154730

    SOMALIA

    An armed security guard stands among a crowd of...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00154737

    Somalia

    A group of children and young men play with a...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00154739

    Somalia

    An armed soldier, patrolling the Hamar Wayene...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00154744

    SOMALIA

    A woman watches over her sleeping children at...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00155485

    Iran

    An Iranian woman is photographed through the fabric...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00178653

    Iran

    An Iranian woman is photographed through the fabric...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00178646

    AFGHANISTAN

    US marines shoot a mortar from Safar military base.

    © Hossein Fatemi

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    AFGHANISTAN

    Children stand in a doorway as a US marine checks a...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00122763

    IRAQ

    A man smokes as other people talk at a cafe in...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00170389

    IRAN

    A man, coated in black mud, shelters from the sun...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00174349

    IRAN

    Men cover themselves with black mud on the shore of...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00174356

    Iran

    Serial killer Mohammad Bijeh, 22, who was convicted...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00177072

    Iran

    Two young women, having enjoyed a drink at a party,...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00177097

    Iran

    Women play pool in a men only gym, which it is...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00177112

    Iran

    Women smoking a shisha (sheesha, Narghile, Hookah) an...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00177119

    Iran

    A woman prays while her friend is smoking and...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00177127

    Iran

    A woman wading in Persian gulf with her son.

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00177134

    Bangladesh

    Male and female labourers carrying basket loads of...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00185194

    Bangladesh

    Two women eat a meal in their house near the...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00185210

    Bangladesh

    People in an alleyway in the Mirpur slum near the...

    © Hossein Fatemi

    00185217

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