Born 1981, Lviv
Lives and works in Rabat

Contributing photographer to VII Photo 
Represented by Gowen Contemporary gallery, Geneva

2023Before it's gone, Gowen Contemporary Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland 
2023Before it's gone, Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal 
2023Before it's gone, Vieux-Montréal, Montreal, Canada 
2023Before it's gone, Horizonte Zingst, Leica Gallery, Zingst, Germany 
2023Before it's gone, Getxophoto, Bilbao, Spain
2023Before it's gone, Galerija Fotografija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2023Before it’s gone, National Museum, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2022Before it's gone, MMAG Foundation, Amman Image Festival, Amman, Jordan
2022Before it's gone, Kranj Foto Festival, Kranj, Slovenia
2019Portrait of a Generation, Open Studio, Museum Of Contemporary African Art Al Maaden (MACAAL) Residency, Marrakech, Morocco
2019Cinema Camera, Amman Image Festival, MMAG Foundation, Amman, Jordan
2019On est ensemble, École Supérieure des Arts Visuels (ESAV), Marrakech, Morocco
2018Cinéma Caméra, l'Uzine, Casablanca, Morocco
2018On est ensemble, MAXXX Project Space, Sierre, Switzerland
2017Destiny, French Institute, Rabat, Morocco

2024SMArt Exhibition, Global Forum on Migration and Development, Geneva International Conference Center, Geneva, Switzerland
2024Before it's gone, Exposure Photography Festival, Calgary, Canada
2023A Poem In Two Voices, La Chambre Claire, Algiers, Algeria
2023A Poem In Two Voices, Immeuble Assayag, Casablanca, Morocco
2023Before it's gone, Lagos Photo Festival, Lagos, Nigeria 
2023Talents Contemporains 11e édition – Illusions, François Schneider Foundation, Wattwiller, France
2023Before it's gone, Noorderlicht International Photo Festival, Assen, The Netherlands
2023Before it's gone, Indian Photo Festival, Hyderabad, India
2023Before it's gone, Zoom Photo Festival, Saguenay, Canada
2023Among you, Moviment, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2023Before it's gone, LA NUU, Rubí Photography Festival, Rubí, Spain 
2023Before it's gone, Belfast Photo Festival, Belfast, Northern Ireland 
2023Before It's gone, Kolga Tbilisi Photo, Tbilisi, Georgia 
2023Before it’s gone, Espaço Alto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2023Before it's gone, San Jose Foto, San Jose, Uruguay
2023Before it's gone, Format Festival, University of Derby, Derby, UK
2023Palimpsest of time, Mabiti AlUla and Madrasat Addeera, AlUla, Saudi Arabia 
2023Challenging times Exhibition, Cairo Photo Week, The Factory, Cairo, Egypt
2022Among you, Africa Foto Fair, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
2022Saraab, Misk Art Institute, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2022Before it's gone, Leica Oskar Barnack Award Exhibition, Ernst Leitz Museum, Wetzlar, Germany 
2022impACT. What is our footprint? The Valais Médiathèque, Martigny, Switzerland
2022Barzakh. Between worlds, Casa Arabe, Cordoba, Spain
2022Legatum - Mirath, ESAV, Marrakech, Morocco
2022Sourtna, Central Gallery, World Bank headquarter, Washington D.C., USA
2022Before it's gone, Incadaquès Photo Festival, Cadaquès, Spain
2022When the well is dry, The Current, Stowe, USA
More Than Your Eyes Can See, Middle East Institute Arts and Culture Center Gallery, Washington D.C. , USA
2022Among you, The CAP Prize exhibition, in collaboration with Museum Rietberg, Zurich, Switzerland 
2022Past Advances-Time, Life, and Longing, Cortona On The Move, AlUla, Saudi Arabia
2022Dreaming tomorrow, Emergeast Art Gallery, Online group exhibition
2021Among you, "Les dix ans du Prix de la résidence de la photographie de la Fondation des Treilles" Maison de la photographie de Toulon, Toulon, France
2021Among you, « IdentiteĢs plurielles », Le Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier, France
2021Among you, IAF Festival, Basel, Switzerland
2021Regards sur la jeune scène photographique marocaine, National Museum of Photography, Rabat, Morocco
2021 Among you, Tolerance(s), Ås Municipality, Norway
2021Among you, Tolerance(s), Serafeio, Athens, Greece
2021Chemistry of Feeling, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2021Among you, La Maison des Treilles, Off of Les Rencontres d'Arles, France
2021Among you, Urbi&Orbi Festival, Sedan, France
2021Among you, Auckland Festival of Photography, Auckland, New Zealand
2021Among you, ‘Barzakh. Entre mondes’, PhotoESPAÑA Festival, Casa Arabe, Madrid, Spain
2021Among you, Award-Winning African Photography - Photo Basel International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
2021Fiction of reality, World Press Photo Exhibition 2020, Oldenburg, Germany
2021Destiny, The Everyday Projects: New Stories and Horizons, Cairo Photo Week, Cairo, Egypt
20211:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Christie's, Paris, France
2020Among you, Photo Vogue Festival, Milan, Italy
2020Among you, Photo London, London, UK
2020Destiny, Revela'T Festival, Barcelona, Spain
2020Among you, BredaPhoto Festival, Breda, The Netherlands
2020Among you, Helsinki Photo Festival, Helsinki, Finland
2020Destiny, Addis Foto Fest: Nine Years Survey, The Africa Institute, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2020United Artists, 1:54 OFF, Marrakech, Morocco
2020Among you, Sourtna, National Museum of Photography, Rabat, Morocco
2019Arab Street, Vol II, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2019Among you, Beirut Image Festival, Beirut, Lebanon
2019Among you, Nouvelles écritures, La Fondation pour la Photographie, Tangier, Morocco
2019Sidi Harazem, une oasis moderne, Espace Expression CDG, Rabat, Morocco
2019Among you, Vantage Point, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2019Face à la Mer, Mediterranean Photo Encounters, Tangier, Morocco
2019Destiny, International Photography Biennial of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
2019Cinema Camera, La Quinzaine de la photographie de Yaoundé, YaPhoto Festival, Yaoundé, Cameroon
2018Destiny, Addis Foto Fest, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2018Territoires silencieux, Les Rencontres Internationales de la photo de Fes, Fes, Morocco
2018En un instante, Marruecos, La Fundación de Tres Culturas del Mediterraneo, Sevilla, Spain
2018Stories from the water edge, International Biennial of Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco
2018In a flash mood, Morocco, Mouassine Museum, Marrakech, Morocco
2018In a flash mood, Morocco, PhotoESPAÑA Festival, Casa Arabe, Madrid, Spain
Photos de mémoires, mémoires de photos, Les Rencontres de la photographie de Rabat, Rabat, Morocco
2018Points de vue, Galerie Abla Ababou, Rabat, Morocco
2017Intimes- Errances, ArtCompany / Episodes 2, Casablanca, Morocco
2017Imitation, Youmein Festival, Technopark, Tangier, Morocco
2017Images passagères, Rétine argentique, Marseille, France
2017Open Studio, Printemps de l'Art Contemporain, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
2017Chronique d'un changement annoncé, Festival Rabat Résonances, Dar El-Mrini, Rabat, Morocco
2017Génération Flash, Fondation Alliances, Casablanca, Morocco
2017Les journées photographiques de Taza, Complexe culturel, Taza, Morocco
2017PULP#4, Fotofilmic Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2016Les nuits photographiques, 5th edition, National Library, Rabat, Morocco
2016Terrain de jeu, Dabaphoto 2, Le 18, Marrakech, Morocco
2016Les nuits photographiques d’Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco
2016OffPrint London, Tate Modern Museum, London, UK

2024Recipient of The Climate Pledge in partnership with the National Geographic Society 
2023Bartur Photo Award Third Place Winner, Climate Change, London, UK
2023Louis Roederer Prize for Sustainability Winner, London, UK 
2023Belfast Photo Festival Open Call Winner, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2023World Press Photo Contest, Africa Long-Term Project Winner, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2023The Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Project Award Winner, Doha, Qatar
2023Nominated for Prix Pictet, Geneva, Switzerland
2023The Hopper Prize Winner, Dover, USA 
2022Getxophoto 2023 Open Call Winner, Bilbao, Spain
2022The first prize of Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal 
2022Recipient of Visura Grant for Freelance Visual Journalists, New York, USA
2022Shortlisted for Leica Oskar Barnack Award, Wetzlar, Germany
2022François Schneider Foundation's Contemporary Artist Prize Winner, Wattwiller, France
2022Misk Art Institute grant winner, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2022The grand prize of Kranj Foto Fest Winner, Kranj, Slovenia
2022Selected to the 9th annual New York Portfolio review, New York, USA
2022Pro Helvetia Cairo, On The Road Again grant, Project with Collective 220 and KOZ Collective, Cairo, Egypt
2022Finalist of the Environmental Photography New Writers Award, La Gacilly, France
2021Selected for The VII Mentor Program by VII Agency, New York, USA
2021Winner of the National Photographic Commission "Regards du Grand Paris", sponsored by Ateliers Médicis and Centre national des arts plastiques - Cnap, Paris, France
2020CAP Prize Winner - The Contemporary African Photography Prize, Basel, Switzerland
2020Magnum Foundation grant for Global Covid Projects, New York, USA
2020National Geographic Society's Emergency Fund for Journalists, New York, USA
2020British Journal of Photography’s Ones To Watch, London, UK
2020Art Jameel Research and Practice Platform Grant, Dubaï, United Arab Emirates
2020World Press Photo 6x6 Global Talent Program, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2020World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass Nominee, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2020National Geographic Society Explorer Grant, New York, USA
2020The Photography Prize of  Fondation des Treilles Winner, Tourtour, France
2019National Geographic Award - Eddie Adams Workshop, New York, USA
2019Mobility grant, Prince Claus Fund, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019Special mention, In Frame x Photo Doc, Paris, France
2019Special mention, Face à la Mer, Tangier, Morocco
2018Arab Documentary Photography Program I Magnum Foundation/Prince Claus Fund/AFAC Grant, Beirut, Lebanon
2016Visual Art Project Grant, Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Morocco, Rabat, Morocco

2024Ard South Residency, Ard Art Institution, Cairo, Egypt 
2022Oasis Reborn Residency, AlUla, Saudi Arabia
2022Jiser Residency, Fabra i Coats: Fábrica de Creación, Barcelona, Spain
Fondation des Treilles, Tourtour, France
Caravane Tighmert, Tighmert, Morocco
Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL), Marrakech, Morocco
2019Eddie Adams Workshop, New York, USA
La Ruche Documentaire, Agadir International Documentary Festival, Agadir, Morocco
SMArt program, Sierre, Switzerland
Youmein Festival, Tangier, Morocco
La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
Takafes, Fez, Morocco
Caravane Tighmert, Tighmert, Morocco

Tempus Fugit, curated by M'hammed Kilito, Abderrahman Slaoui Museum, Casablanca, Morocco
Tempus Fugit, curated by M'hammed Kilito, Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL), Marrakech, Morocco

2023KOZ Talks, American Arts Center, Casablanca, Morocco
2022AlUla Oasis Reborn artist talk, AlUla, Saudi Arabia 
2022Photography in North Africa, with Clea Rekhou, Fan Wa Chay, Amman, Jordan
2021GPP Talks with M'hammed Kilito, GulfPhotoPlus, Dubai, UAE
Middle Eastern Photography: A Window into Art and Documentation of Time and Place. Intersect 21 virtual fair, online
Talk Talk Talk, African Photography Conversations, Cap Prize, online
2019Artists in residency, talk with Mouna Saboni and M'hammed Kilito, MACAAL, Marrakech, Morocco
2019We are together, École Supérieure des Arts Visuels (ESAV), Marrakech, Morocco
2018Photography workshop, Équations nomades, Bamako, Mali
2018Africa of the Africans, International Artists Gathering, Fez, Morocco
Visual Sociology in Morocco, School of Social Science, Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco
Presentation of the book Un si long chemin, Cinéma Renaissance, Rabat, Morocco
Immigration in Morocco: the challenges of integration, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Rabat, Morocco
À l'épreuve de nos désirs, French Institute, Rabat, Morocco
La ville autrement, Photomed, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
Art in time of crisis, International Artists Gathering, Fez, Morocco
2017Photography workshop, French Institute, Rabat, Morocco

British Journal of Photography
The Washington Post
The Wall Street Journal

El Pais
Vogue Italia
GQ Italia
GQ Middle East

La Reppublica
Le Monde

VICE Arabia
Monopol Magazin
The Atlantic
World Press Photo Witness - Four to Follow
Tribe Magazine
Something We Africans Got
Jeune Afrique
Zeke Magazine
Contemporary And
L'oeil de la photographie
Off The Wall
Art Africa
One World Magazine
De l'air
Afrique Magazine
Vu Magazine
Arab News
La Vie
The Gulf Today


François Schneider Foundation, Wattwiller, France
Misk Art Institute, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Fotofilmic Collections, Vancouver, Canada
T-2 Company, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Morocco, Rabat, Morocco

Fondation pour le développement durable des régions de montagne, Sion, Switzerland
Le Centre National des Arts Plastiques (Cnap), Paris, France

Museum of Contemporary African Art Al Maaden (MACAAL), Marrakech, Morocco
Fondation des Treilles, Tourtour, France
Musée Mohammed VI pour la civilisation de l'eau au Maroc, Marrakech, Morocco
Palais Saadi Collection, Marrakech, Morocco
La Fondation pour la Photographie, Tangier, Morocco
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Office, Rabat, Morocco
Fondation Touria et Abdelaziz Tazi, Casablanca, Morocco
Private collections

2010 - 2012
Master in Political Science, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
2007 - 2010
Bachelor in Political Science, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
2001 - 2007
Bachelor in Software Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

Arabic, English, Spanish, and French

M'hammed Kilito

M'hammed Kilito is a Moroccan documentary photographer based in Casablanca, Morocco.
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