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the Photographer

Anthony Hamboussi is an Egyptian American photographer, born in Brooklyn, New York in 1969. His work has been exhibited in the Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, International Center of Photography, MoMA/PS1, Americas Society, Queens Museum and SculptureCenter, New York. He has published two monographs, Newtown Creek: A Photographic Survey of New York’s Industrial Waterway and Cairo Ring Road.  He has co-authored two books; What is Affordable Housing? with the Center for Urban Pedagogy and LIC in Context with Place in History. Hamboussi has received grants from the Aaron Siskind Foundation, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Jerome Foundation, En Foco, and the New York State Council on the Arts in Architecture, Planning & Design. He is the founder of L Nour Editions a non-profit publisher specializing in photo books by artists from the Middle East and their diaspora. Hamboussi currently teaches at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University and The City College of New York. He lives in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.


Photograph by Abigail Simon

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