Mustafa Saeed is a Somali artist based in Hargeisa, Somaliland. His work combines different mediums ranging from photography, and graphics to sounds in order to explore socio-political issues including war, conflict and the environment.
He is a contributor to Everyday Africa, a photoblog of more than 30 photographers capturing daily life in Africa, and the founder of Fankeenna, a youth-led art platform that houses a studio, gallery and workspace for local artists.
In 2015 he was chosen for the Arab Documentary Program ADPP. His work has been widely published on news and media platforms including the BBC, and exhibited at Addis Foto Fest (Addis Ababa), Lumières d’Afriques (Paris), and UNSEEN Photo Fair (Amsterdam)
The View Point
In conversation with photographer Mustafa Saeed