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.

the flowers of afghanistan


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

Images from NOOR exhibits and activities throughout  the Global Climate Summit in Copenhagen in December 2009.

climate change by noor

[group project]

Climate Change by NOOR is a multi-year group project that focuses on issues related to the rise of global…

Iraq, Tikrit, citizens gathered at cemetery

covering iraq


On 20 March 2003, a coalition of forces led by United States of America and the United Kingdom, invaded…

Photographs from election day on Chicago's South and West Sides.

us presidential elections


The US presidential election, held in November across the country, was the most expensive campaign in American history. Surrounded…