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Kamal Badhey (she/her) is a photographer, educator and independent curriculum design from New York. Her visual storytelling includes both long and short term projects, where she engages in practices of portraiture, art, ethnography, fashion, and documentary. She is a member of the Urban Photographers Association and South Asian Women’s Creative Collective. She is interested in ideas of dispersal, diaspora and origin pilgrimages and uses photography and oral storytelling to stitch together stories. Her autobiographical work, Portals and Passageways, an excavation of her lineage through photography has been exhibited both locally and internationally. Her work has also been featured in Photoville and the New York Times.
Kamal has taught all ages from basic to advanced photographic practice at Parsons School of Design, the International Center of Photography, Bronx Documentary Center, The Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, the Girls Club NYC, and the 92 St Y. She was a fellow on the Claremont Documentary Project Fellow, Lewis Hine Fellow and the Trace Mentorship Program Fellow.
M.A. in Photography and Urban Cultures from Goldsmiths, University of London
M.S. in Museum Education from Bank Street College
B.A. in American Culture and Representating South Asia
Certification in Art Education, Parsons School of Design
Certification in Documentary Studies, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University