Hajar Benjida is a Dutch-Moroccan photographer born and based in The Netherlands.
In her personal work, Hajar has a documentary and intimate approach, from photographing some of this generation’s biggest names in hip- hop to documenting the strip club scene in Atlanta and it’s impact on the music industry and narratives around sex workers and the agency of their bodies.
Hajar’s debut exhibition was during Art Basel at Scope Art Fair Miami 2018 with her project ‘’Young Thug as Paintings’’ in collaboration with Young Thug himself. She was named one of the 25 emerging photographers of 2019 by Lensculture and her latest project ‘’Atlanta Made Us Famous’’ was selected by Unseen and an international jury as one of the 9 outstanding graduation projects of 2019.
Hajar received her BA in Photography from the University of Arts, Utrecht in September 2019.