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Kholood Eid is a documentary photographer working with stills, audio, video, writing and editing. She also teaches photography to a group of preteens at an after-school program through the Bronx Documentary Center and has taught graduate students at New York University as well as Columbia University. Prior to living in New York City, she was a coordinator at Pictures of the Year International.
Interests include exploring the relationship between individual and group identity, the concept of "Home," the ever-shifting social and political makeup of the Middle East, gender-based issues, the spectrum of mental illness and the aftermath of trauma.
Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, NPR, Lifetime, Bloomberg, Reuters, ESPN's The Undefeated, the Phoenix New Times and a variety of Midwestern publications, with video editing for TIME.com and VSCO.
She has a masters degree in photojournalism from the University of Missouri and an amazingly strange dog named Professor.
|| Recognition ||
2019: New York Times Portfolio Review
2018: PDN's 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch
2017: IWMF Adelante Reporting Fellowship
2016: Eddie Adams Workshop
2015: New York Times Portfolio Review
|| Exhibitions & Artist Talks ||
2019: Documentary Family Awards Judge
2018: Group Exhibition, “Diagnosed,” Davis Orton Gallery, NY
2018: PDN 30 Photoville Group Exhibition, NYC
2018: PDN 30 Photoville Panel, NYC
2018: Women Photograph Photoville Panel, NYC
2018: Afropunk Exhibition & Panel, Detroit
2018: Making Meaning With Young People at Half King, NYC
2018: Developing Personal Projects: Women Photograph x Photo Brigade Panel, NYC
2017: Gender, Race & Photography Panel at Columbia University, NYC
2017: Documenting Detroit Guest Speaker, Detroit
2017: ICP’s Teen Academy Photo I, NYC
2015: Open Show Screening “Until Her” at Half King, NYC
2015: Solo Exhibit & Artist Talk, “Intersecting Parallels: Women In Haifa,” University of Delaware