Ala Kheir

Photographer based in Khartoum, Sudan

Ala Khier was born in Nyala, Sudan in 1985. Since secondary school photography has been an obsession for him, but 2005 was the real start when he started reading in depth about photography and purchased his first SLR. After returning... read on
   
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Coverage Regions: Africa
Years of experience: More than 10
Ala Khier was born in Nyala, Sudan in 1985. Since secondary school photography has been an obsession for him, but 2005 was the real start when he started reading in depth about photography and purchased his first SLR. After returning to Sudan in 2009 Ala Kheir and his colleagues started Sudanese Photographers group with the aim to develop and promote photography in Sudan. Ala is also active in photography education and development in Africa, he runs TOV (The Other Vision, photography platform) which is a member of CLPA (Centers of Learning Photography in Africa). He is currently Based in Khartoum.


Exhibitions


  • Revisiting Khartoum, African Capitals.  France 2017
  • Revisiting Khartoum, Dakar Binalle 2016. Senegal.
  • Khartoum 2 Addis, Venice Binalle 2015. Italy.
  • Africa, Big chance big chance, Italy, Millan 2014.
  • Invisible Borders group exhibition in Addis photo festival 2012.
  • Khartoum (solo exhibition), Addis photo festival 2012.
  • The un-governable, group exhibition in New York 2012.
  • 50+1 Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur 2007 (group project).
  • Feel the color, Khartoum, 2009 (co-exhibition with Dia Khalil).
Currently the director of Sudanese photographers group