CONTACT

Currently on contract in Canada

Toronto: + 1 416 315 1760
Jordan: + 962 (0) 79 767 9369
E-mail: annie@anniesakkab.com

Thank you. Will return all emails within 24 hours.


BIO
Annie Sakkab is a photojournalist and social documentary photographer who lives in Toronto. Born in Jordan, she has worked and resided in London, Rome, Dubai and Amman. Her documentary practice investigates socio-cultural issues and questions of identity, and seeks to raise awareness on experiences of exile, uprooting, and displacement among marginalized groups. An honours graduate in Fine Art and Graphic Design, Sakkab’s photographs have been exhibited in Canada as well as abroad.

AWARDS
2016
News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC), Feature Photo, 1st place
Photojournalist of the Year, Ontario Newspaper Awards ‪(ONA), Finalist
Student Feature Writing, Ontario Community Newspapers Association (OCNA), 3rd Place

2015 
CPOY College Photographer of the Year, Award of Excellence, Portrait category
NPAC NPOY Student Photographer of the Year Award
2014 National Pictures of the Year Award, Single Multimedia 'Hearts of Feather', 3rd place
2014 National Pictures of the Year Award, Single Multimedia 'To be a boy', HM
The Val Baltkalns Memorial Award, Loyalist College Faculty, recognizes excellence in editorial portraiture.
The Peter Brysky Memorial Award, Loyalist College Faculty, recognizes overall commitment to and proficiency in, the craft of Photojournalism.

2014
The Doug Wicken Award, Loyalist College Faculty, recognizes commitment and excellence in documentary photojournalism and visual storytelling in either year of the program.

2011
Pikto Top Pick Awards,  Honourable Mention for 'Projections'

2010
Central Portrait Branch Print Show, 1st place winner in Child portrait

2009
Central Portrait Branch Print Show, 1st place winner, Commercial
PRESS
Format Magazine: How to become a professional photojournalist
https://www.format.com/magazine/resources/photography/how-to-become-a-photojournalist-guide

Ryerson Review of Journalism "Developing from the Negative" April 03, 2016
http://rrj.ca/developing-from-the-negative/

NOMOREPOTLUCKS "I’ll be Your Mirror: An Interview with Annie Sakkab"
http://nomorepotlucks.org/site/ill-be-your-mirror-an-interview-with-annie-sakkab-shea-chang/

The WEL-Systems Institute "Experiencing Our Beauty Through A Different Lens"
http://www.wel-systems.com/engage/?p=14508

Loyalist College "Loyalist College photojournalism student named Student Photographer of the Year.."
http://www.loyalistcollege.com/news/loyalist-college-photojournalism-student-named-student-photographer-of-the-year-by-news-photographers-association-of-canada/

EXHIBITIONS
2014
The Missouri Photo Workshop Exhibition, September 2014, Platte City, USA
PhotoSensitive AgingPhoto Group Exhibition, September 2014, Toronto, Canada

2013
A Life Reclaimed, Nellie's Women Shelter, June 2013, Toronto, Canada
Insight Gallery 44 CONTACT Group Exhibition, Gallery 1313, Toronto, Canada
Curatorial Project
Exhibiting in and co-Curating a CONTACT photo festival featured exhibition Dislocations with curator Sevan Injejikian, establishing the new Riverdale Hub Community ArtGallery, Riverdale Hub, Toronto, Canada
2012
Projections - Ghosts of Dubai's Boom, The Image Works Gallery, September 2012, Toronto, Canada
Acts of Exposure Group Exhibition, Gallery 1313, Toronto, Canada

2010
Canadian Landscape Juried Group Exhibition, Agnes Jamieson Gallery, July 2010, Minden, Canada
Public Installation, Projectons of images in a labour camp in Dubai that resulted in the creation of a series of images for ‘Projections, ghosts of Dubai’s boom’, February 2010, Dubai, UAE

2008
The Incredible Holga and Wonder Diana Group Exhibition, April 2008, Dubai, UAE

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS
Tonnay-Boutonne International Art Festival, France, 1997
10th International Mahares Art Festival, Mahares, Tunisia, July 1996
9th International Mahares Art Festival, Mahares, Tunisia, July 1995
1st International Art Festival, National Gallery, Amman, Jordan, June,1993

COLLECTIONS
National Gallery, Amman, Jordan
Using Format