Mobeen Ansari is a photographer, filmmaker, artist & trekker based from Islamabad, Pakistan. After attaining his BFA degree from the National College of Arts, he started working in the field, telling stories of Pakistan & its people, promoting a positive & poetic image of his country through his photos & movies.
Ansari has published two photography books. His first one, ‘Dharkan: The Heartbeat of a Nation’, features portraits of iconic people of Pakistan from all walks of life. His second book, called ‘White in the Flag’ is based on the lives & festivities of religious minorities in Pakistan.
Mobeen has exhibited in Pakistan & around the world, namely in China, Italy, Iraq, & across the US and UAE. Mobeen has also made two silent movies; ’Hellhole’ is a black and white short film, based on the life of a sanitation worker, and ‘Lady of the Emerald Scarf’ is based on the life of Aziza, a carpet maker in Hunza.
Both of these books had two volumes published over the years and currently, he is working on his third book, titled Miraas, which also features portraits of iconic people of Pakistan and is a sequel to Dharkan.