ABOUT AND CONTACT
Currently in New York, USA
Malin Fezehai is an Eritrean/Swedish New York based photographer and filmmaker, bouncing around the middle-east, Africa, Europe and America.
Her career started in her native country of Sweden, where she studied photography before moving to New York to attend the International Center of Photography. Her work focuses on communities of displacement and dislocation around the world. She’s filmed on the sinking islands of Kiribati, photographed underage workers in Ethiopia, and reported on the war torn lives of women in Sri Lanka. In 2014, her work on the African asylum seekers living life in detention centers in Southern Israel was LightBox feature for TIME magazine.
Malin has been the recipient of a 2015 World Press Photo Award, the Wallis Annenberg Prize and was named one of the 30 Emerging Photographers to watch in 2015 by Photo District News. Her image depicting a Wedding of Eritrean Refugees in Israel was the first iPhone image to ever receive a World Press Photo Award.
Some of her clients include TIME, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Fader Magazine, Nike, The Malala Foundation, and WaterAid. She is also a contributor to the Everydayusa Instagram feed.