Tariq Dajani

Born in the UK, Tariq Dajani spent his early formative years constantly moving between the Middle East and Europe, gaining an understanding and an appreciation of different cultures and traditions. He grew up with a strong interest in art, which subsequently led to a career in photography.


Tariq relocated to the Middle East in 2007 after working for over 10 years in London and Stockholm shooting for advertising agencies and design companies. He has developed a distinctive style in his photographic work, with personal projects that tend to focus on themes relating to identity, belonging and environment.


He has had 2 solo exhibitions for ASIL, the body of work on the purebred Arabian horse, in Amman in March 2008 and in Dubai in 2009 and the solo feature ‘Wadi Rum from Above’ at Jacaranda Images in November 2009. Additionally his work was shown at The Bahrain National Museum in the exhibition ‘3 Dimensions, 3 Jordanian Artists’ curated by Jacaranda Images in May 2009.


Tariq’s work has been exhibited in galleries across Europe and the Middle East. He has won several international photographic awards. Limited edition prints of his photographs are owned by art lovers and collectors worldwide.


Photographic exhibitions & awards


2011 “Saq’r” Arabian Hunting Falcons, Jacaranda Images, Amman, Jordan

2009 “Wadi Rum from Above” (solo exhibition), Jacaranda Images, Amman, Jordan

2009 “3 Dimensions, 3 Jordanian Artists”, Bahrain National Museum, Arranged by Jacaranda Images

2009 "ASIL” Arabian Horse (solo exhibition), The Empty Quarter Gallery, Dubai, UAE

2008 "ASIL” Arabian Horse (solo exhibition), Zara Centre, Amman, Jordan

2007 International Color Awards, Fine Art Category, First Place Award with 'Outstanding Achievement'

2006 "Capture", AoP Gallery, London

2006 Mind charity exhibition and auction, EURO RSCG ad agency, London

2005 "Capture", AoP Gallery, London

2003 "Skin" (solo exhibition), Galleri Z:e, Stockholm

2001 AoP 18th Awards, Personal Portrait Series (Merit), AoP Gallery, London

2001 John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London

2000 "Summer Open", AoP Gallery, London

2000 "Landmarks", AoP Gallery, London

1999 "Edge", AoP Gallery, London

1994 "Freedom Now", Photographers' Gallery, London