Farah Nosh

Photographer, Visual Artist


Who is Farah Nosh?

Farah Nosh is an Iraqi Canadian photojournalist who was born and grew up in Canada.

Nosh attended the University of British Columbia in 1998 to study geography for her BA, and then in 2002 she undertook a diploma in photojournalism at the Western Academy of Photography in Victoria, she also holds many college awards for her work. She has worked as a freelance photographer in Iraq at the time Saddam Hussein was still in power, along with a few other western journalists, in which she appeared in Life, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Independent, The Times, Marie Claire, The Globe & Mail, The National Post and The Toronto Star. Since the Iraq war started in 2003, she has been paying frequent visits to Iraq working with the US military and Iraqi citizens.

As well as working in Iraq, she has also photographed in Afghanistan, Israel, Palestine, Pakistan, Syria, Lebanon and elsewhere.

Farah currently resides in New York with her family.

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on July 23, 2013


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