Mustafah Abdulaziz was born in 1986, New York City, USA. Lives in Berlin, Germany. His on-going project Water has received support from the United Nations, WaterAid, WWF, VSCO, and Google, has been reviewed by Phaidon, Monopol and published in Der Spiegel, The New Yorker, TIME and The Guardian. Worked as the first contract photographer for The Wall Street Journal. In 2012, was named one of PDN’s 30 Emerging Photographers to Watch. His work has been exhibited at Strandvägen in Stockholm, The Scoop in London, Brooklyn Waterfront in New York City, König Galerie in Berlin and the National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C. He is a fellow of the 53rd Annual Fellowship of The Alicia Patterson Foundation. His work resides in the collection of the Daimler Art Collection.
He is the 2019 Winner of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award.