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SELECT PUBLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS 

 

PopUp Magazine and 2021 Google Year in Search, “Strangers No More,” in select publications, NY Times (NY), NY Times (LA edition), Washington Post, SF Chronicle,  

Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, Detroit Free Press, Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, Arizona Republic, Atlanta Journal Constitution, 2021

 

Artsy, “16 Rising Artist of the Asia Diaspora in the United States,” 2021

 

Mother Jones, “The Cycle of Punitive Justice Starts in Schools,” 2020

 

The Nation, “In California’s Agricultural Heartland, a Mayor IS Running on Compassion,” 2020

 

The Magnum Foundation, “In California’s Agricultural Heartland, a Mayor IS Running on Compassion,” 2020

 

Mother Jones, “Unsheltered in Place,” 2020

 

Mother Jones, “Everyone Is Tired of Always Staying Silent”: inside a Workers Rebellion in Central Valley,” 2020

 

The New York Times, “In Stockton, a Powerful Program to Prevent Violence,” 2020

 

Rolling Stone Japan, “People Supporting the American Fruit and Vegetable Market,” 2020

Rolling Stone, “The Faces Behind the Fresh Fruits and Vegetables America Demands,” 2020

The New York Times, “Why the People Harvesting Californians’ Food Can’t Afford It,” 2020

 

The Atlantic, Essential Workers Are Being Treated as Expendable,”2020

 

UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Jim Marshall Fellow, Wesaam Al-Badry,” 2020

 

The New York Times, “On College Campuses, Social Media Provides Private Space for Thousands,” 2019

 

The New York Times, “Would You Open Your Home to An Ex-Prisoner?” 2019

 

Artskop, “Contemporary Muslim Fashion” Frankfurt, Germany,” 2019

 

The New York Times, "No One’s Family Is Perfect but Mine Is Perfect for Me," 2019

 

California Magazine, "On the Dignity in Suffering," 2019

 

Vogue Germany, “Normalized instead of politicized: The Contemporary Muslim Exhibition,” 2019

 

Art Unlimited, Turkey, "Wesaam Al-Badry," 2019

 

DUMMY Magazine No. 61, Germany, "Editorial: Al-Kouture," 2018

 

Museum of Fine Arts San Francisco de Young Magazine, "Uncovered: From Fashion to Discourse," 2018

 

Artspace, "The Best Artworks at Untitled Art Miami Beach," 2018

 

PHAIDON, "Artspace's pick of Untitled Art, Miami," 2018

 

Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany, "Al-Kouture," 2018

 

NPR, "A Yemini - American Wanted to Bring His Family Home, Then Came the Travel Ban," 2018

 

Forbes, “Mission Possible: Max Hollein on The Museum of Tomorrow," 2018

 

The Art Newspaper, “The Body Politic in the Age of Trump,” 2018

 

Vogue Arabia, “The First Muslim Fashion is Coming to San Francisco," 2018

 

Exposure Magazine, “Why You, A Photographer, Should Go To AIPAD," 2018

 

White Hot Magazine, “25 Contemporary Pic(k)s @ The Photography Show,” 2018

 

San Francisco Chronicle, “A Bit of Designer Silk as a Symbol of Clashing Cultures,” 2018

 

Zoetrope: All Story, “Targeting for a Safer America,” 2017

 

New York Times Lens Blog, “Diversity in Photojournalism: ‘Talk is Cheap,'" 2017

 

San Francisco Chronicle, “Photographer Captures Mothers Grieving Sons Lost to Gun Violence,” 2017

 

The Trace, “They Lost Their Sons to Guns. These Are the Mementos They Can’t Bear to Throw Away,” 2017

 

California Sunday Magazine, “After the Shooting: A Year in the Life of Gwen Woods,” 2017

 

LensCulture Editor’s Pick, “Targeting for a Safer America,” 2017

 

Lenscratch, “Wesaam Al-Badry: Thunderhawk,” 2017

 

Al-Jazeera America, “On Pine Ridge Reservation Sioux Take a Stand Against Alcoholism,” 2014

 

Lincoln Journal Star, “Photographer Tries to Capture Spirit of Humanity Amid Horrors of War,” 2012

 

The Huffington Post, “Women’s Rights as Black and White: American Muslims in the Arts,” 2012

 

KCUR: Central Standard Podcast, “The Iraqi Refugee Portrait Project,” 2012

 

 

EXHIBITIONS 

 

Current:

 

Bernstein Gallery, Princeton University, Essential Work, on view March 14 - May 25, 2022

 

 

Past:

 

Cantor Art Center, Stanford University, Paper Chase: Ten Years of Collecting Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Cantor, 2021-2022

Minnesota Street Projects, San Francisco, California: Monument, 2021

 

Marin MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art: Justice, 2021Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Marianna, 2020

 

Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Migrant Workers, 2020

 

Cooper Hewitt, Contemporary Muslim Fashions Virtual Tour, 2020

 

Museum Angewandte Kunst, Germany, Contemporary Muslim Fashion, April 2019

 

International Center of Photography (ICP), For Freedoms: Where Do We Go from Here (Group), NYC, 2019

 

UNTITLED, ART, San Francisco, 2019

 

UNTITLED, ART, Miami Beach, 2018

 

For Freedoms Billboards, " We Didn't Want War," Iowa | Ohio, 2018

 

EXPO, Chicago, 2018

 

DeYoung Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Contemporary Muslim Fashion, 2018

 

Edition One Gallery, A Contemporary Reference of the Human Condition, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2018

 

Critical Mass Photolucida, Cortona on the move, Italy, 2018

 

Critical Mass, PhotoLucida, Festival De LA Luz, Argentina, 2018

 

AIPAD, The Photography Show Presented by AIPAD, New York, NY, 2018

 

Root Division, Let Me Be a Witness, San Francisco, CA, 2018

 

SFAI Fort Mason, Fort Mason Opening Spectacle, 2018

 

Diego Rivera Gallery, Keep the Family Close, SFAI, 2018

 

Jenkins Johnson Gallery, There is No Alas Where I Live, San Francisco, CA, 2017

 

Berkeley Art Center, Resistors: 50 Years of Social Movements in Photography, Berkeley, CA, 2017

 

Incline Gallery, Reflections, San Francisco, CA. 2017 

 

Hyde Park Connect Gallery, Post 11/9, Chicago, IL, 2017

 

Bass & Reiner Gallery, The Impracticals, San Francisco, CA, 2017

 

SF Cameraworks, Our Sons, San Francisco, CA, 2017

 

SFMOMA, Study Hall: A Day in the Races, San Francisco, CA, 2017

 

Walter & McBean Galleries Superpowers, San Francisco, CA, 2017

 

SOMArts, A Promise Not to Forget, San Francisco, CA, 2017