Maha Alasaker

Visual Artist, Kuwait

Maha Alasaker is a visual artist based in Kuwait. She is a 2014 graduate from the International Center of Photography in New York. Through her artwork, she tries to gain a deeper understanding of herself while attempting to engage issues of culture and identity. Her curiosity centers around how a woman’s upbringing affects identity and self-worth. Alasaker’s projects have been displayed in numerous exhibitions in New York, London, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait. Magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Marie Claire, and Rolling Stone have featured her work. In 2019, Alasaker published her first photo book, “Women of Kuwait,” which was then acquired by the Getty Research Institute and the Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.