African Photojournalism Database
Mustafa Saeed is a Somali artist who lives and works in Hargeisa. Mustafa’s work explores different mediums including documentary photography, graphics and sound. His work marries poetic symbolism with sociopolitical critique to explore issues of war, conflict and environment.
Mustafa is a self-taught photographer who used the internet as a tool to get acquainted with photography and to educate himself about the visual arts. This way he was able to research his interests and develop his aesthetics and subject matter.
In 2015 he was chosen for the Arab Documentary Program ADPP, and his work has been shown at AddisFotoFest, at Lumiers d’Afriques in Paris, it has been published at different platforms such as the BBC and was shown at UNSEEN Photo Fair Amsterdam 2018.
2015 - Grantee of Arab Documentary Photography Program
- Audio capture
- Audio editing
- Video capture
- Video editing