Rio - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Born in Paris, France. American photojournalist, reporter and visual anthropologist of Egyptian and Slovenian background - began his career photographing the plight of refugee families from Mississippi to Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, in New Orleans.
Selected for publication, by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Kim’s work appears in 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers exhibit and book.
Badawi's The Taqwacores- a history of the American Muslim punk -was released by powerHouse Books, in Spring 2009 and since then has inspired a movie of the same name .
His work in photography led him to all parts of Europe , North America , the Caribbean , the Middle East and now in Brazil .
Currently in Rio de Janeiro on a 4-year correspondent visa. Available for freelance assignments, while working on personal projects in the region, Kim is also a active faculty member at Atelie da Imagem, in Rio.
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