Zied Ben Romdhane (b. 1981, Tunisia) started his career as a commercial photographer. In 2011 he switched to documentary photography and photojournalism. His work has been featured in The New York Times
and The Washington Post
His recent exhibitions include Views of Tunisia
(Arles 2013), After the Revolution
(White Box, NY 2013), and Zones d’Attente
(Clark House, Bombay 2013), Kushti
(Maison de la Tunisie, Paris 2013), Fotofest Biennial in Houston Center for Photography (Houston , USA 2014), Sahel (1×1 Gallery, Dubai 2014), Trace
(MUCEM, Marseille 2015) , Afrotopia African biennale of photography (Bamako , Mali 2017), and the Biennale of the photographs of the contemporary Arab world (France , Paris 2017).
Romdhane published his first book West of Life
in 2018 with Red Hook Editions.
Prizes and awards include, selection for the Prize 6X6 Global Talent Program 2018
with World Press Photo
Foundation, participant of Joop swart masterclass with World Press Photo
, winner of the POPCAP
award (Africa Image, Basel, 2015).
He is the Director of Photography of Fallega
(2011), a documentary film about the Arab Spring in Tunisia. Ben Romdhane was a participant in World Press Photo’s 2013 Reporting Change initiative, member of the collective “Rawiya”
Zied Ben Romdhane joined Magnum as a nominee in 2019.
Source: Magnum Photos
“Zied is a documentary photographer who is using aesthetics in a tasteful way to invite the audience to his stories. His work is not pushing facts but instead he uses careful compositions that leaves room for the viewer to reflect on the images and their content.”
- Rebecca Simons, Finland, independent curator, editor, educator and 6x6 nominator.
Zied Ben Romdhane is a Tunisian photographer. He won the POPCAP award in 2015, and his work has been featured in Irada
. He is the Director of Photography of Fallega
(2011), a documentary film about the Arab Spring in Tunisia. Romdhane was also a participant in World Press Photo
’s 2013 Reporting Change initiative.
Source: World Press Photo