Latif Al-Ani Iraq

Latif Al-Ani (1932, Iraq), photographer


Latif Al-Ani is a prolific photographer who has uniquely documented the vibrancy of life in the Middle East and created a vitally important memory bank for the people of Iraq. His dedicated and meticulous record of everyday life between the 1950s and the 1970s – prior to the devastation of the Gulf War – is a unique historical resource and a vivid testimony of the nation’s spirit, achievements and cultured ethos.


Report from the 2015 Prince Claus Awards Committee here.