Younes Mohammad Born in 1968 in Dohuk, Iraq. He’s a Kurdish freelance photographer mostly active on assignments for newspapers, magazines etc.
He spent his life in Iran as a refugee 1974 - 1998, and graduated in MBA University of Tehran.
Photography was his passion but he had no chance to follow it while war situation was still continuing Under Saddam’s time.
In 2011 he quits his jobs and starts his journey as a photographer. His work has been exhibited internationally and published widely in publications.
He has received numerous awards.
He is now based in Erbil, Iraq.
2017: Honorable Mentions - Social Documentary Network (USA)
2016: Gold Prize Of Conflict - The Tokyo International Foto award (Japan).
2016: First Prize Of Editorial Professional - The Tokyo International Foto award (Japan).
2016: Golden Award & First Prize of Decumentary (Story) DorbinNet - Tehran (Iran)
2016: DorbinNet Photojournalism Festival - Tehran (Iran)
2016: Masterclass 2016 Fondation Patrick Chauvel (France).
2016: Golden Award - The Best Photographer Of The Year - Hawkar Group (Iraqi Kurdistan).
2016: Indian Photography Festival - Hyderabad (India).
2016: First Prize Of Conflict - The Moscow International Foto award (Russia).
2016: First Prize Of Editorial Professional - The Moscow International Foto award (Russia).
2016: Scholarship Winner for 2016 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop (South Africa).
2016: American Photography Book (USA).
2016: Jurors Merit Gallery (USA).
2016: Jury Award The Days Japan International Photojournalism Award (Japan).
2014: Golden Award - Human Rights Ministry - Baghdad (Iraq).
April 2017: The Immigration, Visa & Institut Français, Shanadar - Erbil, Iraq
January 2017: Art by Email at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bothy Gallery, UK
September 2016: IPF in State Art Gallery Madhapur - Hyderabad, India
September 2016: DorbinNet Exhibition in Qasr Museum Garden - Tehran, Iran
August 2016: MIFA Winners Exhibition in Na Kashirke Gallery -Moscow, Russia
August 2016: 2th Universally of Yazidis genocide / FPS - Dohuk, Iraq
July 2016: Days Japan Winners Exhibition - Nagoya, Japan
July 2016: A Scream From Mesopotamia / Hawkar Group - Yerevan, Armenia
May 2016: An Uncovered Iraq / Metrography Agency & France Institute - Erbil, Iraq
December 2015: Peshmarga & Garila / Shanadar Gallery - Erbil, Iraq
August 2015: Syrian Daily Life / Un Ponte Per & UNHCR - Kawargosk Camp, Iraq
August 2015: War Against Terror / Amna Suraka - Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
August 2015: SHANGAL, A Scream From The Mesopotamia - Tbilisi, Georgia
May 2015: Kurdistan Exhibition / Musume hall / Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
January 2015: Kurdistan 2014 / UKH & France Institute - Erbil, Iraq
October 2014: Kurdistan 2014 / France Institute - Erbil, Iraq
September 2014: Shangal Exhibition / Erbil Shanadar Park, Iraq
May 2014: Photo of the Year / Dorbin net - Tehran, Iran
April 2014: Kurdish Journalism University / Media Gallery - Erbil, Iraq
February 2014: Ministry Of Human Rights - Baghdad, Iraq
February 2014: Photo 24 / Acadimos Center - Erbil, Iraq
December 2013: Water in Kurdistan / Goethe Institute - Erbil, Iraq
July 2013: Photo 24 / Acadimos Center - Chamchamal, Iraq
June 2013: Iraqi & Germany Photo Exhibition - Erbil,Iraq
June 2013: Dohuk Photo Society - Dohuk, Iraq
June 2013: Thi Qar - Naseriya, Iraq
June 2013: Dar- Alkafil Printing - Karbala, Iraq
May 2013: Elite Exhibition / Iraqi Photo Society - Baghdad, Iraq
April 2013: The 115th Anniversary of The Kurdish journalism - Erbil, Iraq
April 2013: Ministry of Culture - Raniya, Iraq
April 2013: Erbil International Fair - Erbil, Iraq
March 2013: Nawroz Exhibition - Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
March 2013: Dream Of Backing Home - Derik, Syria
March 2013: Halabja After 23 years - Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Dohuk, Halabja, Iraq
March 2013: Dance Of Colors - Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
March 2013: Photo 24 / Acadimos Center - Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
February 2013: This Time Domiz - Erbil, Iraq
January 2013: 9th Kurdistan Photo Society Exhibition - Erbil, Iraq
December 2012: International Duhok Photo Festival - Dohuk, Iraq
March 2012: Metrography Exhibition - Erbil, Iraq
March 2012: 9th IPC - Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
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