Meet Mohamed Gabode, our Photographer-in-Residence from Mogadishu, Somalia.
Photojournalism Hub would like to present Mohamed Gabobe, our Photographer in Residence for 2023.
We are excited about this collaboration and we are looking forward to sharing Mohamed’s work. In this role, Mohamed will be sharing photographs that document life in Mogadishu, Somalia. Mohamed’s background is in investigative journalism and has a wealth of experiences and insights working on challenging topics, including a report to expose illegal deforestation in Somalia to feed charcoal global demands. Nevertheless, Mohamed has also a very keen photographic eye and he is working more and more with telling stories with photographs.
This residency is an opportunity to get to know Mohamed better through his photographs, which will be an inspiration to discover new perspectives on the culture, the places and the people of Mogadishu. We look forward to working with Mohamed and developing further discussions with him. We hope that you will enjoy his work and reach out to Mohamed with any questions.
Mohamed Gabobe, who is a Somali-American investigative journalist based in Mogadishu, Somalia with a passion for photography.
Mohamed has spent a number of years on the ground in Somalia covering stories ranging from investigative stories, human interest stories and breaking news events. His work has been featured on an array of international media outlets. His most recent investigative report on the massive levels of deforestation in Somalia linked to the lucrative demand for charcoal, most recently published by The Guardian . His work can also be read on the Byline Times newspaper, including his investigative pieces on war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by African Union peacekeepers in Somalia. Mohamed has reported countless more similar stories throughout the years that pertain to Somalia and more recently he is using more and more his camera to accompany his pieces.
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