Photography Experience 

My freelance/ commissioned work has been published in various media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Salon Magazine, BBC News, Corriere Della, National Geographic, Huffington Post, Smart Magazine, UC Observer, The Globe & Mail, Toronto Star, Peeps Magazine, CNN, Chatelaine, & Canadian Geographic 

Education

MSc in the Political Economy of Violence, Conflict & Development. SOAS (University of London), UK

B. Ed. York University, Canada

B. AH. Queen's University, Canada

Books 

"They Desire A Better Country" Figure 1 Publishing, 2017

"Cosmopolis Toronto: The World in One City" First Edition, Limited 500 Copies, 2015 

Accolades

2016 - Winner of Award of Excellence from the Associated Church Press

2016 - Selected by the Governor General of Canada David Johnston to do the portraits for a book celebrating 50 years of the Order of Canada & Canada's 150th birthday

2016 - Panellist at United Nations Conference in Baku, Azerbaijan

2015 - Speaker at the third largest TEDx in the world (TEDxToronto), Canada

2014 - Winner of the Toronto Urban Photography Awards, Canada 

2014 - Finalist in the Accademia Apulia UK Freedom to Love Photography Award, UK 

2013 - Winner of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival Photography Contest in London, UK

2013 - Winner of the SOAS Photography Competition (2 categories), UK

2013 - Erik Kim Honorable Mention & Runner up in Urban Picnic Street Photography Competition, United States

Solo Exhibitions

 "Cosmopolis Toronto:  The World in One City - A City-Wide Exhibit" Presented by MYSEUM & the Toronto Public Library | Toronto, ON | Nov. 3. 2016 - Jan. 8. 2017

"The Interlove Project" for CONTACT Photography Festival @ Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre | Toronto, ON | April 30 - May 22, 2016

"INTERLOVE" @ Mackenzie House | Toronto, ON | May 12th - Aug 16, 2015 

"Solid/Void. speculations on urban green space" for CONTACT Photography Festival @ Stacklab Design Studio | Toronto, ON | May 2015

"COSMOPOLIS TORONTO: Photographing the world, one Torontonian at a time" Exhibition for CONTACT Photography Festival @ Daniels Spectrum in Regent Park | Toronto, ON | May 8 - June 28, 2015

"Cosmopolis Toronto" @ Vistek | All Locations, ON | Sept. 2014

"Cosmopolis Toronto" @ THEMUSEUM | Kitchener, ON | July 1 - Sept. 2014

"Torontonian" @ Moniker Gallery | Toronto, ON | June 12 - 25, 2014

"Cosmopolis Toronto" @ Toronto Centre for the Arts | Toronto, ON Jan. 15 – Feb. 22, 2014

Group Exhibitions

Agape Me: A Contemporary Lens on Love & Marriage @ Aurora Cultural Centre | Aug. 16 - Nov. 12, 2016

"The Wild w/ Anna Sabrina Sopian" @ The Black Cat Gallery | Toronto, ON | March 5 - 11, 2015 

"Toronto Urban Photograph Festival" @ 918 Bathurst | Toronto, Canada | June 27 - July 12, 2014


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