Karim Ben KhelifaKarim Ben Khelifa

TFI New Media Fund | 2014

Karim Ben Khelifa, 41, is an award-winning photojournalist who has freelanced regularly for Time Magazine, Vanity Fair, Le Monde, Stern, GEO and dozens of others. Karim is widely known for his coverage of the Middle East conflicts and troubles, especially the Iraq and Afghan wars, where he covered the insurgent sides. He has worked in more than 80 countries and territories and has had exhibition on four continents.


Karim has been a member of the advisory board of the Observatory for Photojournalism of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. He is part of the committee that nominates photographers for the World Press Photo Foundation’s prestigious Joop Swart Masterclass. In 2012, Karim was the Carroll Binder Fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard and has given talks and lectures in different schools of Harvard University.

He is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Open Documentary Lab at the MIT in Cambridge.

The Enemy

TFI New Media Fund | 2014 | 2015