About



Dania Hany (b.1995) is a Photographer/Visual Storyteller based between Turkey and Egypt.

Driven by a curiosity to learn more about her family history that extends to the mountains of the Caucasus; her work relies on using the personal as a primary subject matter. Working primarily with analog and secondly with digital for commissions, the camera is her medium to document places and people in relation to their surroundings.


Her work has been published in online magazines and blogs such as iGNANT and World Press Photo's Witness and exhibited in Cairo at Medrar for Contemporary Art, Cairo Photo Week, Rome at LoosenArt Gallery, Stockholm as part of Supermarket - Stockholm Independent Art Fair and Latvia at the International Summer School of Photography.

In 2019, she was selected for the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP) grant/mentorship, mentored by Eric Gottesman. 

︎Cairo, Egypt

    GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS


    AFAC - Arab Documentary Photography Program, 2019
    ISSP - Photography & The World 2019
    Tandem Scholarship for ISSP, 2019

    Prince Claus Foundation - Mobility Grant, 2019


    ONLINE MENTIONS

    IGNANT
    Witness - World Press Photo
    Filtergrade



    Available to work on assignment
    Email: daniahany8@gmail.com
    ︎ @daniahany_


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


ISSP -  Photography and The World Group Exhibition, Latvia, 2019
LoosenArt, “Memories” Group Exhibition, Rome, Italy, 2018
She Tells Group Exhibition, Curated by Soma Art Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, 2018
Supermarket - Stockholm Independent Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017
Roznama Group Exhibition at Medrar in collaboration with CiC (Contemporary Image Collective),
Awarded by CiC, 2015
Women’s Association Group Exhibition, in collaboration with Al-Qomra Photographic Collective, 2015

26th Youth Salon, Qasr El-Fenoun, 2015

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