2022 Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Project Award Winners

The winners of the 2022 Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Project Award were announced in March 2022 following an open call for submissions that took place in October 2021.

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Khalifa Al Obaidli, Charlotte Cotton, Sheikha Shaikha Al Thani, Sheikha Maryam Al Thani, Kristine Khouri, Sueraya Shaheen

2022 Award Winners


Reem Falaknaz

‘Reem Falaknaz’s work and project beautifully shed light on the private lives and rituals of individuals in the Gulf.’


Salih Basheer

‘Salih Basheer’s photographic project explores how loss and absence are defining forces in how we shape our sense of self and part of the narratives we create to comprehend our experiences in life.’


Mouneb Nassar

‘Mouneb Nassar’s project is to travel with the puppet theater around refugee camps to entertain children and to send a wonderful message to the world through his camera, that is the power of a photograph.’


Abdo Shanan

‘The work of Abdo Shanan is a deeply intimate approach between the social and individual identity within protests.’


Fethi Sahraoui

‘Fethi Sahroui is a visual poet and a unique storyteller. The Wind that Shakes Dreams is an extraordinary evocation of an almost dream-like place and situation through which Fethi guides us, where its inhabitants patiently wait while we pass by.’


Fatema Bint Ahmad

'Fatema Al-Doh’s photographs are compassionate and beautiful – mesmerizing and articulate – and quite incredible in the way that they draw us into close encounters with an almost secret place and ancient tribe.'