About

Kadiya Qasem (b. London, 1976) is a British Yemeni Greek photographer whose work explores themes of identity, otherness and desire. 

By reimagining landscape in all its forms, her dreamlike images invite us to question our relationship to what is familiar and challenge assumptions of normality and desirability.

Her work has been exhibited internationally, including the Royal Photographic Society’s Representation on the line: (Un)framing our identities, and Blipoint Photo Festival, Barcelona.

She holds a BA (Hons) in Media and Cultural Studies with Race and Culture and lives and works in Kent, UK.

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Exhibitions
Group

2019 Representation on the line: (Un)framing our identities, Hundred Heroines, Royal Photographic Society, Doncaster
2019 NATURE IN CONFLICT Minimal Zine + Spaceless Gallery, Blipoint Photo Festival, Barcelona
2019 Representation on the Line III: (Un)framing our Identities, Hundred Heroines, Royal Photographic Society, Blackpool
2019 Representation on the Line II: (Un)framing our Identities, Hundred Heroines, Royal Photographic Society, London
2019 BORDERS, Spaceless Gallery, London
2019 Too Tired Project, Chicago


Publications 

Humble Arts Foundation - Have you ever seen a subversive seascape?
The Review - The introduction I didn't want to write 
Shutterstock - 13 Creative Instagram Accounts to Follow for Inspiration in 2020 (Feature Shoot)
Fisheye Magazine - La sélection Instagram #219
Plain Magazine - The Allure of Otherness by photographer Kadiya Qasem
FotoRoom - Ten Best #FotoMobile Submissions Vol. 41
Soundvision Vol. 1 (Print)
The Earth Issue
Medium - work featured as part of the Twenty photography magazines you should definitely follow on Instagram


Instagram features

Ignant, Somewhere Magazine, Spaceless Gallery, The Tax Collection, Plain Magazine, Feature Shoot, Fisheye Magazine, Lenz Photography Agency, Fubiz, Flak Photo, Gominimal Magazine, Archive Collective Magazine, Minimalzine, Humble Arts Foundation, Know This Mind, WITNESS, Hikari Edit, Doka, Millennium Images, Dreamer Magazine, Soundvision Magazine, Unvael Journal, The Pink Lemonade, Real Good Magazine, Imaginary Magnitude, Take Magazine, Apricot Magazine, Barefoot Kings, Explore Observe Share, Weltraum Magazine, Special, Five Six Mag, Aesthete, Zone Magazine, 12AM Magazine, minimablu, Mortal, The Sea Files, Summer Sun Collection, One Earth Magazine, Glossi Mag, Esprit Mag, Miss Nothing, Accidental Painting, Yoffy Press, A Day of Zen, Pimp Magazine, Micky's Art, Semiology Magazine, Lensr, Delphian Gallery and more.

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