Fatimah Hossaini

Fatimah Hossaini

Fatimah Hossaini is an Afghan artist, photographer, photoreporter, curator and exhibitioner, based in Kabul, Afghanistan. She is the founder of Mastooraat Art Organization. She is the winner of the 2020 Hypatia International Award. She studied photography at Tehran University, and she has worked and advocated for women and refugees as an activist with national and international platforms.

Iranian farmers of the arid lands of Yazd province have been using subterranean tunnels for nearly three millennia. Will this ancient technique survive the impact of climate change?

Afghan photographer Fatimah Hossaini, who covered Afghanistan for Outriders, captured with her camera her last days in the country since the Taliban seized Kabul and she managed to flee.

Inside Kabul's cinemas, hospitals or police offices, these Afghan women from three ethnic groups and two war-torn generations recount how they achieved it, before taliban came back to power.