M'hammed Kilito

M’hammed Kilito (b. 1981, Lviv) is a documentary photographer based in Rabat, Morocco. His work focuses on capturing narratives that help understand the relationship between groups or individuals and their environments, by covering issues related to cultural identity, the sociology of work and climate change.

He is represented internationally by the photo agency VII. In 2021, Kilito joined the VII Mentor Program, he was selected by Ateliers Medicis and the Centre national des arts plastiques (Cnap), to take part in the French national photographic commission, Regards du Grand Paris and was designated as north African regional coordinator for the 2022 World Press Photo Contest.

In 2020, Kilito was chosen by the British Journal of Photography as one of the 18 best emerging photographers to watch, was the winner of 6×6 Global Talent by World Press Photo, became a National Geographic Explorer, received The Photography Prize of the Fondation des Treilles and won the Prize for The Contemporary African Photography.

This same year, he co-founded KOZ, a collective of four Moroccan visual artists working on long-term projects and sharing a passion for storytelling.

Current Exhibitions & Events

  • Exhibition
Upcoming
16 March to 9 April 2023