Salih Basheer (Jan 1995) Sudanese freelance storyteller\photographer concentrates on social issues. Salih covered the revolutions in Sudan and the wave of protest after the sit-in breakup in Khartoum. His photography developed more into long-term documentation.

Salih moved to Cairo in 2013 and received his Bachelor Degree in Geography from Cairo University in 2017.Salih’s passion for photography began in 2016, where it helped him rediscover himself and gave him a voice and language to fully express himself through the visual language of photography. Moreover, living in Cairo played a vital role in his journey as a photographer.

Based between Cairo, Egypt & Khartoum, Sudan.

Currently in Aarhus, Denmark. 


2019, Arab Documentary Photography Program, Magnum Foundation & the Prince Claus Fund (PCF).


2021,  8th annual New York Portfolio Review, New York, USA.

2020, Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo "Nominee".

2019, Invisible Borders workshop the occasion of the 12th Bamako Photography Encounters Bamako, Mali.

2019, Foundry Photojournalism Workshop, Kigali, Rwanda.

2019, Nikon-NOOR Academy | Masterclass Vienna, Austria.

2018, The Red Pill: Uncharted territories of personal Narrative Liberation, Gulf Photo Week, Dubai, UAE.



2018  _ "Cairo Photo Week" festival, Cairo, Egypt.


Group Exhibition:

2021, Mon ami n'est pas d'ici, Institut Du Monde Arabe-TOURCOING, Lille, France.

2020, Connecting views: 16 talents from the APJD AfrikaMuseum, Berg en Dal, the Netherlands.

2020, All What I Want is Life, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai, UAE.   


2019, Invisible Borders slide show presentation 12th Bamako Photography Encounters Bamako, Mali.

2019, Arab Street, Vol II, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai, UAE.                                          

2019, Vantage Point Sharjah 7, Sharjah Art Foundation art spaces Al Mureijah Square Gallery 1 & 2, Sharjah, UAE.

2019, Slideshow Fest, the Odesa Photo Days Festival, Odesa, Ukraine.

2018, Addis Foto Fest Group exhibition fifth edition, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


2021, Diploma in photojournalism from Danish school of media and journalism. Aarhus, Denmark. 

2017, Bachelor in Geography. Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.



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Instagram: @salihbashier

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