Mimo Khair

Is a Lebanese/American freelance photographer currently based in Germany after 12 years in Shanghai, China. She has been traveling the world during the last 20 years in search for her stories and images. She began her photographic journey in New York City where she lived after her studies and has since exhibited and published her work globally mostly focusing on social issues, human rights and children’s rights as well as street photography and the arts.

Mimo is currently teaching photography internationally and at home in Germany where she lives with her husband and teenage daughter.

Mimo was recently featured by the Weekly Flickr http://bit.ly/1pwQ6Pe  and Yahoo Screen:  https://screen.yahoo.com/weekly-flickr/moments-emotion-around-globe-201042407.html through a 3 minute video.

Mimo is currently blogging for the Huffington Post.

Links to Mimo’s work:


On the verge of tomorrow~ Netherlands


Exhibitions and awards:

Bronze winner of the Paris PX3 photo prize for 2017.

Represented by Nordi Art gallery in Copenhagen, art for making a better world through charity donations.

“the fragile web of human connections” a solo exhibition at Wallstyle  gallery in Duesseldorf, Germany (April- May 2016). https://mimokhairphotography.com/2016/05/10/the-fragile-web-of-human-connection/

MPA (mobile photography awards) winner. Exhibited at a NYC gallery.

Yahoo screen video won best of  2014 videos and was features on front page of yahoo for 2 weekends.

Winner of Europatlas award and exhibited at Toucoing “100 pictures to understand” in memory of the Paris attacks.

Exhibited on a large screen in Times Square, NYC as part of the ‘see me’ awards and exhibition.

http://www.defactory.portfoliobox.me/syrian-refugees (featured my work on Syrian refugees as part of their IMAGINAITION series.

Page containing links to interviews and press articles:

Articles and Interviews

There have also been several group exhibitions that Mimo took part in globally during her career as well as charity projects that are still ongoing.

Let’s build something together.