Bio

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Ahmed Hayman has been a staff photographer for 8 years at AlMasry-Al Youm Egyptian Daily Newspaper, got his Visual story telling diploma from the Danish school of media and journalism in 2011. 

Founder of Beit El Sura Photography school and Beit el Sura Studio in Cairo. 

In 2018, published his first photography book " The Dream is still alive" about Syrian refugees and their dreams, funded by Arab Women ORG., UN Women and the Embassy of Japan in Cairo. 

Creator of El Gouna Film Festival celebrities’ dramatic portraits series in 2018 and "Dear Future World" Portrait series in 2019 

Traveled to 30 countries around the world to document, live and share his experience. 

 

Exhibitions: 

o Photography and Film series Exhibition "Dear Future World" by Ahmed Hayman & Reem Ossama in Egypt Art Fair, 2021 

o Photography and Film series Exhibition "Dear Future World" by Ahmed Hayman & Reem Ossama in Beit El Sura, 2020 

o Solo Photography Exhibition & Book Release “The Dream is still Alive” in Beit El Sura, 2018 

o Solo Photography Exhibition “The dream is still alive” organized by Arab Women ORG, 2016 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Stories of Change” The Netherlands, 2015 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Stories of Change” Tunisia, 2014  

o Solo Photography Exhibition “From my lens to her Dreams” Organized by UN-Women & PLAN, Cairo Opera House, Egypt 2013 

o Group Photography Exhibition “European Press Photo Agency 2013 Photo Exhibition” Cairo, 2013 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Reporting a Revolution… Continued”, Copenhagen, 2012 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Reporting a Revolution… Continued”, Berlin, 2011 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Young Men”, Copenhagen, 2011 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Young Men”, Cairo, 2010 

o Solo Photography Exhibition “Gaza, a place in our hearts” Egypt, 2010 

o Solo Photography Exhibition “I’m Human” Egypt, 2007 

o Solo Photography Exhibition, Egypt, 2005 

 

Awards: 

o Arab Social Media Summit, One of 500 most influential people in the Arab World - DUBAI / 2015 

o Second Prize - Daily Life - Egypt Press Photo Awards / 2014  

o Honorable Mention – Photo Story – Egypt Press Photo Awards 2012 

o First Prize - Photo Story - Egypt Press Photo Awards 2011 

o Gold / Domestic Picture Story / College Photographer of the Year / 2011 

o Bronze / Spot News / College Photographer of the year / 2011 

o Bronze / Spot News / Jordan's Ninth International Photography festival / 2011 

o 1st prize in the environmental branch and third prize in the entertainment branch / Egypt Press Photo 2009 

o 1st prize Portrait , 1st prize Motion and best picture of the Contest / Sawy Culture Wheel Photography Contest / 2010 

 

Talks & Screenings: 

o RISE-UP SUMMIT Talk/ 2018 

o TEDx Cairo Talk" Picturing a dream"/ 2015 

o TEDx Nile Talk/ 2008 

o Visa Pour L'lmage, Perpignan "Jan25 Revolution collective photo screening"/ 2011 

o BOZAR CINEMA " Egypt On Film" Liberation Lecture - Brussels/ 2012 

o Danish School of Media & Journalism Lecture- Arhus, Denmark/ 2011