Yasmine Omari

Yasmine Omari (Haifa, b. 1988) is a Palestinian-American photographer and active arts administrator devoted to serving the community through cultural and fine arts. She is a Salzburg Global Seminar for Young Cultural Innovators 2017 fellow. Her photography work is largely influenced by a wide array of filmmakers, artists and writers such as Andrei Tarkovsky, Yasujirō Ozu, Béla Tarr, Jan Švankmajer, Gao Xingjian, Sebastião Salgado, Mahmoud Darwish and W. S. Merwin. Yasmine Omari’s photographs often show contemplative isolation and longing within the frame of personal memory and place.