Roger Anis

Roger Anis is an Egyptian documentary photographer, photo editor and curator. He received his Bachelor in Fine Arts in 2008 and started his career as a photojournalist in 2010, working with different newspapers and international news agencies. His work has been published in various international newspapers and news agencies like AP, AFP, Getty Images, New York Times, TIME, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Le Monde, De Grona Amsterdam, The Guardian. He has also worked with organizations such as UNICEF, UNDP. UNFPA, UNWoman, IFAD, IMF. In 2015 he received a degree in photojournalism from the Danish School of Media & Journalism in Denmark.

Roger’s work has been exhibited in Egypt and internationally at the Institue Du Monde Arabe in Paris, The Hermitage Museum in Russia, the MUCEM museum in Marseille, Heads on Photo Festival in Australia, Bamako Biennale in Mali, and many other venues worldwide, including in Turkey, the USA, Singapore, India, The Netherlands. 

Roger’s work and photo stories shed light on important subjects and social issues in our communities. He works on hidden or underreported stories we don’t see or forget about.  In his practice, he tries to experiment and expand to include different visual media he can combine with his photography and filmmaking.

Currently, Roger is doing his master’s at the Royal Academy of Arts in the Netherlands, focusing on water and rivers. Roger is soon to be the Artistic Director and co-founder of the EverydayNile initiative, which empowers visual storytellers from the Nile basin countries to tell visual stories about the Nile and water in their countries.  

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