Najib Joe Hakim

United States

Biography

Najib Joe Hakim works as a freelance photographer and photojournalist in San Francisco, California.

His last project is Home Away from Home: Little Palestine by the Bay.
< https://najibjoehakim.smugmug.com/Projects/Home-Away-from-Home-Little-Palestine-by-the-Bay/ >. HOME was funded by grants from the SF Arts Commission Cultural Equity Fund and the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture

He is currently working on Palestine Diary, an exhibition of his annotated images of Palestine taken during his 18-month stay there in 1978-79. It opens at the Gallery al-Quds in Washington, DC March 2019. < https://najibjoehakim.smugmug.com/Projects/Palestine-Diary >.

Hakim's professional work has been published in national and international magazines and newspapers. He has won numerous awards including Best Photo Essay from the CA Newspaper Publishers Assoc., Photo of the Year twice by Peninsula Press Club, Best Portrait and Best Feature Photo awards from the East Bay Press Club. In 2007, Hakim was nominated for a US Artist Fellowship.

His documentary projects have been exhibited in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, India and Vietnam.

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