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Exhibitions

June 2018
Triennale of Photograph in Hamburg, Germany

February 2018
Duesseldorf Photo Weekend in Duesseldorf, Germany

October 2017
Group exhibition Magnum and Lens Culture Photography Award 2017 at the Photographer's Gallery in London, England

September 2017
Solo exhibition at Intervalle Gallery in Paris, France

September 2017
Group exhibition Backlight Photo Festival 2017 in Tampere, Finland

June 2017
Solo exhibition at Gallery Karin Sachs in Munich, Germany

June 2017
Group exhibition at Athens Photo Festival in Athens, Greece

March 2017
Group exhibition Festspielhaus Hellerau in Hellerau, Germany

February 2017
Group exhibition JaipurPhoto Festival in Jaipur, India

January 2017
Group exhibition CIRCULATION(s) Festival de la jeune photographie europeenne in Paris, France

Dezember 2016
Group exhibition We together in Graz, Austria

November 2016
Group exhibition VEREIN XENOS in Graz, Austria

October 2016
Group exhibition MARTIN-LAGOIS photo contest in Nuremberg, Germany

September 2016
Group Exhibition ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM - International Photography Festival in Braga, Portugal

Awards &
Residencies

October 2017
Nominated for the Felix Schoeller Award in Osnabrück, Germany

May 2017
Shortlisted for the Maganum Photography Award 2017

March 2017
Shortlisted for the Henri-Nannen- Award in Hamburg, Germany

March 2017
Shortlisted for the Zeiss Photography Award in London, England

March 2017
Third prize of the Portraits-Hellerau Photograpy Award 2017 in Dresden

February 2017
Artist Residency with DOCKING STATION in Amsterdam, Netherlands

October 2016
Winner of the MARTIN-LAGOIS photo contest in Nuremberg, Germany

September 2016
Winner of the international Photography Award Emergentes dst. in Braga, Portugal

July 2016
Honorable Mention at the Photo Folio Review - Les Recontres de la photography in Arles, France

June 2015
Secon price for the best Portfolio 2015, presented by Triennale der Photographie, Deichtorhallen in Hamburg, Germany

Publications &
Press

February 2018
Vogue Italia in Milano, Italy

November 2017
Artnews Magazine in New York, USA

October 2017
Photopaper Magazine in Kassel, Deutschland

October 2017
Blow Photo Magazine in Dublin, Irland

October 2017
Lens Culture. Interview as part of the Magnum Photography Award 2017

September 2017
British journal of photography in London, England

June 2017
The Eye of Photography: The free women of Sonja Hamad

May 2017
de Volkskrant Newspaper in Amsterdam, Niederlande

March 2017
Lens Culture. International Women's Day 2017: 30 Female Photographers to Watch

February 2017
Interview for Volkshotel in Amsterdam. Sonja Hamad portrays the women behind the guns

January 2017
Lens Cultur. Jin - Jiyan - Azadi: Women, Life, Freedom

December 2016
TV: Arte Journal. Sonja Hamad shows strong Kurdish women

Oktober 2016
ELKB: Strong women in focus

September 2016
Profi Foto Magazin

September 2016
German Photographic Academy magazine

September 2016
Zeit Magazin online. Die oder Wir

September 2016
TV: Titel, Thesen, Temperamente - ARD. Sonja Hamad portrays Kurdish fighters

August 2016
Zeit Magazin. Die oder Wir