From Omdurman, Sudan. Salih moved to Cairo in 2013 and received his Bachelor's degree in Geography from Cairo University in 2017, In 2021 he received his diploma in photojournalism at "DMJX" Danish school of media and journalism.

Salih's passion for photography began when he moved to Cairo, 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 between Khartoum and Cairo, played a vital role in his journey as a photographer because of its endless inspiration. Salih covered the revolution in Sudan for the "AP, Aljazeera, Sputnik.".. etc

Based between Cairo, Egypt, and Khartoum, Sudan. Currently in Khartoum, Sudan.

Available for assignments.
📍Khartoum, Sudan.
📍Cairo, Egypt.


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.

2021, More Than a Number, Ffotogallery’s Photography,  Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.

2021, Through the lens of - Photographers from the African Photojournalism Database, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

2021, World Press Photo Exhibition in Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany.

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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