Manal Abu-Shaheen is a photographer. Her work examines the ways images are used across cultures and critically engages with the complexities of living in a postcolonial global environment. Her solo exhibitions include 2d Skin, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY, Theater of Dreams, Bernstein Gallery, Princeton University, NJ, and Beta World City, LORD LUDD, Philadelphia, PA. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at the Queens Museum, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, and The Society of Korean Photography, Seoul, Korea. She is a recipient of the Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship, NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Photography, Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer’s Fellowship Grant, Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Residency, A.I.R Gallery Fellowship, and AIM Residency at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Abu-Shaheen holds a B.A from Sarah Lawrence College and M.F.A in Photography from Yale School of Art. She works as a College Laboratory Technician and an adjunct instructor teaching photography at CCNY.