Participant Profile

Yama Rahimi


Yama Rahimi is a contemporary artist from Afghanistan. His practice focuses primarily on video, conceptual photography, and experimental short film informed by a deep interest in migrant and women’s rights issues. Yama’s work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in Afghanistan and internationally, including Whitechapel Gallery (London), Venice Biennial, and University of California. He received a BA in Film Directing from the Faculty of Fine Art at Kabul University and currently completing an MA in Film and Media at the University of Art and Design in Offenbach, Germany.