Salih Basheer, born in 1995 in Omdurman, is a Sudanese photographer. After finishing high school in Sudan, he moved to Cairo in 2013 and received his Bachelor’s degree in Geography from Cairo University in 2017. During his studies in Egypt, he started as a self-taught photographer, and subsequently studied photojournalism in Denmark.

In 2021, Basheer received the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund student grant for his personal project “22 Days in Between.” For the same project, Basheer was awarded the Everyday Projects Grant, In January 2023, Basheer published 22 Days in Between, the first ever photobook by a Sudanese photographer, and the book was awarded the 2023, Les Rencontres d’Arles Photo-Text Book Award.

In June 2022, the British Journal of Photography presented Basheer as one of 15 upcoming photographers, In 2024, he joined Magnum as a nominee.

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