Samar Hazboun

    Samar Hazboun centers her main body of work around human rights, with a particular focus on the Middle East. Born in Jerusalem and raised in Bethlehem, Palestine, Hazboun first explored photography while pursuing a degree in International Relations in Prague. Hazboun worked as Middle East and North Africa Photo Editor for Agence France Presse (AFP) for four years, she was selected by the World Press Photo for the JSM 2018, is a recipient of the Arab Documentary Photography Program grant by Magnum Foundation and AFAC, and the Culture in Defiance grant by the Prince Claus Fund, alongside an award by the Khalil Al-Sakakini centre for her Hush project. She currently teaches at the Dar Al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture in Palestine, and is pursuing a degree in Photo and Video therapy.