Mahtab Hussain

Mahtab Hussain (British, b. 1981) explores the important relationship between religious identity, cultural heritage, and social displacement, challenging the prevailing concepts of multiculturalism. Hussain received a BA in History of Art at Goldsmith College, specializing in Fine Art Photography, and an MA in Museum and Gallery Management from City University in London, England. He was awarded an Arts Humanities Research Council Grant and completed an MA in Photography at Nottingham Trent University. Hussain has received numerous awards and commissions and has published four artist books. In 2017, his series You Get Me?, published by MACK Books, won the Light Work Photobook Award.

Mahtab Hussain
Mahtab Hussain, Tajvin Kazi and Rishada Majeed, 2021, from the series Muslims in America (ongoing). Courtesy of the artist and Chris Boot, © Mahtab Hussain

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