Arthur Nazaryan works as a freelance photographer and videographer for news outlets and non-profit organizations throughout the United States, Southeast Asia, and East Africa. His work has been published by The New York Times , The...
I'm thrilled to be taking over the Istagram account of Open Society Foundations for the remainder of the week. I'll be posting images from my ongoing project "The Somali-Americans," about the Somali community in and around Minneapolis, which is the hub of the Somali diaspora in the US.
You can follow it here: https://www.instagram.com/opensocietyfoundations/
Thrilled to be one of ten photographers selected to have some of their work featured by Elizabeth Krist during her takover of Visura's instagram. She'll be using two photos from my ongoing project, Minneapolis Somalis, documenting the Somali community in Minneapolis, which is one of the main hubs of the Somali diaspora. More photos from the project can be seen on my website: http://www.arthurnazaryan.com/minneapolis-somalis
Written By James Estrin for the New York Times Lens Blog
Arthur Nazaryan wasn’t the first inexperienced photographer to venture into Somalia for a few weeks and barely scratch the surface covering famine and conflict. After working in Mogadishu in 2012, he realized the only way to make meaningful images was to spend much more time there.