Yumna Al-Arashi

Yumna Al-Arashi

Photographer / Filmmaker / WriterLondon, United Kingdom
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Yumna Al-Arashi

Yumna Al-Arashi

Photographer / Filmmaker / WriterLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Yumna Al-Arashi, born to a Yemeni father and Egyptian mother, was raised in the United States. She studied Social Inquiry at The New School in New York City and her on-going work has received support from Tribeca Film Festival, The National Portrait Gallery, The US Department of State Office of Art in Embassies, The Magnum Foundation, Photoville, The International Center for Photography, National Geographic, NOWNESS, The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), and International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF).
  • Northern Yemen
    Northern YemenDocumenting the power of Yemeni women in powerful Yemeni landscapes as a means of questioning media's problematic visualization of Muslim women.
  • Shedding Skin
    Shedding SkinPhotography and short film for solo exhibition at The Hole Gallery in NYC and Jason Vass Gallery in Los Angeles
  • NOWNESS: Rituals: The 99 Names Of God
    NOWNESS: Rituals: The 99 Names Of GodFilm commissioned for NOWNESS "Rituals" series. Premiered at Tribeca Film Festival. https://www.nowness.com/series/rituals/the-99-names-of-god
  • Face
    FaceDocumentary project finding the last generation of Muslim women with facial tattoos in North Africa and The Middle East. Project funded by the International Women's Media Foundation and The Arab Fund For Arts and Culture. Received worldwide press recognition and exhibited images worldwide.
  • Barneys New York
    Barneys New YorkWinter 2018 lingerie campaign for Barneys New York
  • CR Fashion Book
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Projects credited in
  • Soho House - House Notes
    Soho House - House Notes“House Notes is the flagship print publication for Soho House members, designed to reflect the interests and passions of the 80,000-strong global creative community. Before it launched in October 2016, I helped to develop the creative vision of House Notes by designing the overall look, the typographic hierarchy and by formulating the style of art direction for photography and illustrations. Ever since, I have been art directing three monthly editions of the magazine – for the UK, Europe and Nor
  • Apple
    AppleConception and creation of TV / print campaigns for the brand Apple through the ad agency Media Arts Lab in London and in Los Angeles. Due to legal reasons, I am unable to share this content on my website. For more information please contact me, I will be more than happy to tell you more about it.
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Commercial Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Editorial Photography
  • 120 Film
  • Cinematography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Directing
  • Art
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) The New School
     - New York, United States
    Social Inquiry with a focus on The Middle East