My name is Yumna Al-Arashi. I am based in London. I am a photographer, filmmaker, writer, and human being. I was born in Washington, DC in 1988. I studied Social Inquiry at The New School in NYC.
When I am not making new works, I am lecturing at the University of Arts, London.
My work has been featured in many major publications such as Vogue, New York Times, Artsy, Dazed&Confused, i_D, Vice, HuffingtonPost, The Cut, The National Abu Dhabi, and so many more.
My work has been supported by Tribeca Film Festival, The National Portrait Gallery, The US Department of State Office of Art in Embassies, The Magnum Foundation, Photoville NYC, The International Center for Photography, National Geographic, The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), and International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF).
My past clients include Apple, Barneys New York, NOWNESS, National Geographic, ASOS, Topic, Warner-Bros, T-Mobile, and many more.