GEOGRAPHY STUDENT TURNED PHOTOGRAPHER – SALIH BASHEER DOCUMENTS EVERYDAY KHARTOUM AND CAIRO

Image by Salih Basheer

‘Speak to me with easy language because my English is not very perfect.’

This was photographer Salih Basheer who, over the last two years, has been zooming in on northeast Africa to develop an arresting portfolio of street shots. From a Hangouts connection at his Cairo apartment he expressed that his birth city – Khartoum – and his current location had both become home, although it was in Egypt’s capital that he’d started to hone his skills as a visual documenter…

This interview, by Nana Ocran, was first published in partnership with Let’s Be Brief in December 2018.