NOOR actively engages in developing and promoting broader documentary projects through the photographer’s individual and collective work. We produce in-depth photo-essays and pursue longer-term visual reportage as a means of critically exploring current global issues. As a group, the NOOR photographers work on projects and organize collective exhibitions and presentations, such as the multi-year climate change project, which has been seen by millions in international print and online publications, exhibitions, street posters, projections, conferences, public art installations and social media. To realize our projects we seek the collaboration of NGOs and foundations, and the financial support of grants, subsidies and sponsor partnerships.
Funeral for Willie Jones Sr. who was born in Shably, Mississippi and moved to the neighborhood in the late 1950's.

south side


The South Side of Chicago - the States' third most populous city - is shifting proverbially beneath the feet…

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via panam


Kadir van Lohuizen traveled from Chile to Alaska, covering 15 countries along the Pan-American Highway, investigating contemporary migration in…

A Mexican migrant crosses the Rio Grande on his way to the United States near McAllen, Texas.

shadow lives usa


Documenting the largest transnational migration in world history.During the past decade, millions of Latin American migrants have left their…

the flowers of afghanistan


A third of all the world’s refugees are from Afghanistan. The Russian Occupation, Warlordism, Taliban rule and the War…