Maha Alasaker is a Kuwaiti visual artist based in New York City. She is a 2014 graduate from the International Center of Photography.
Through her artwork, Maha tries to gain a deeper understanding of herself while attempting to engage issues of culture and identity. Her curiosity centers around how a woman’s upbringing affects identity and self-worth.
Alasaker is currently an artist-in-residence at Center for Photography at Woodstock in New York.
Maha's projects has been displayed in numerous exhibitions in New York City and London, as well as the United Arab of Emirate and Kuwait. Magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Marie Claire and Rolling Stone have featured her work.
In 2019, Maha published her first photo book,“ Women of Kuwait” (Daylight Books), which was then acquired by the Getty Research Institute and The Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art .