Nada Harib is a freelance photographer based in Tripoli, Libya, who works on long-term stories and covers daily news, contributing to the Instagram pages @EverydayAfrica and @EverydayMiddleEast. She has participated in group exhibitions both locally and internationally, including the Kigali Photo Centre exhibition in Rwanda, and the Institut du Monde Arabe in France with her project ‘In Transit’ which focussed on migrants in Tripoli, Libya. Her work has been featured in Reuters, Getty Images, BBC, the World Health Organisation, The New Humanitarian, the Washington Post and many others. As a member of the African Photojournalism Database (APJD), work from her project ‘Women of Libya’ was published in the Witness ‘Four to Follow #13’. ‘Women of Libya’ is also currently displayed in a group exhibition at the Afrika Museum curated in Berg en Dal, in the Netherlands.
In 2020, Harib’s long term project ‘Unearth’ was supported by the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP), an initiative of the Magnum Foundation, Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, and Prince Claus Fund. She is one of the 2021-2021 VII Mentor Program mentees, having contributed to the VII Academy project ‘Amplifying Student Voices – Photographing Life in the Time of the Pandemic’. In addition, Harib also contributed to ‘Covid-19 Global Impact’ supported by the Magnum Foundation 2020. In 2021 her work ‘The Mass Graves of Tarhuna’ was selected as one of Time’s ‘Top Photos of 2021’.