Ibi IbrahimBack to Artists
Ibi Ibrahim, a self-taught photographer raised in the Middle East, was born in the United States in 1987. Currently living and working in New York, Ibi’s work explores the issues of sexuality and identity in conservative Muslim societies, such as that of his native Yemen.
In addition to his photographs, Ibi has also directed a short film, Sounds of Oud, soon to be released.
Ibi’s works have been exhibited both in the Middle East, as well as around the United States. As well, he has also taken part in various auctions in Dubai and Kuwait.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2012 Absence of Color, MMPLS Phone Center, Minneapolis
2011 Gender Matters, Freedman Gallery, Pennsylvania
2011 Peace by Toby, ATHR Gallery, Jeddah
2010 Annual Art Market, Work Gallery, New York
2010 Middle Eastern Artists in LES, Cocoa Bar Gallery, New York
2010 Quarter Artists, Forward Thinking Museum, New York
2010 Curate NYC, Rush Arts Gallery, New York
2010 La Marqueta Plaza of Harlem, New York
2010 Black and White Photography, KAS Gallery, Kentucky
2010 Meridian Gallery, San Francisco
2010 The Peace Project, Gallery 9, Los Angeles
2010 Sana’a Fashion & Identity, Cultural House, Sana’a
2009 Zoom on Sana’a, Cultural House, Sana’a
2009 Zoom on Sana’a, Jamil Ghanem Institute for Fine Art, Aden