Maen Hammad

Photographer Maen Hammad’s work has been published in international magazines, including The New York, TIME, and i-D, and for organizations such as Amnesty International. His work has been exhibited worldwide and is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

He is a Magnum Foundation grantee as well as an Up Next member of Diversify Photo. He has received support from AFAC and the Prince Claus Foundation in partnership with the Magnum Foundation for a long-term project, Landing.

Hammad was born in Palestine, raised in the suburbs of Michigan, and is currently based in Washington, D.C. In addition being a photographer and filmmaker, he works as a human rights researcher and campaigner. 

For the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’s photobook—Faces of America: Getting By in Our Economy—he photographed in Dearborn, Michigan. The book, a component of the work of the Commission on Reimagining Our Economy, is available online.

Learn more about this photographer and his work at his website.

Photograph by Maen Hammad of a man fixing a cars broken AC condenser
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