Chantale Fahmi is a Lebanese photographer and a Masters student in art criticism and curatorial studies at USJ (Saint-Joseph University).
She is interested in shedding the light on scenes of everyday life through photography. Chantale Fahmi believes in art as an efficient mean of social activism. Photography is thus a trigger of unique encounters and exchange which enables her to capture “the details of a life reflected in one shot telling a story of a place, individual or community”.
She was the project coordinator of the following programs created by FRAME life: “Residency program” (2018), “Behind the lens of displacement” (2017) and “Akkar through her eyes” (2015).
She has been a photographer, trainer and reporter for International and national organizations as well since 2013.
She has also been an Instructor at FAPA (Fine Art Photography Academy) since 2016.
Chantale was the first prize winner of the 2015 Photo marathon organized by FRAME life, l’Asilo and Pacte Tunisien for her work on the street life of Beirut.
Her work has been featured in several exhibitions amongst which Sursock Museum’s 32nd Salon d’Automne as well as the Institut Français in Beirut and other local cultural centers.
She is now founder member at Adasa, photography club in North Lebanon.