Member of Collective 220 , Abdo was born in 1982 in Oran, Algeria to a
Sudanese father and an Algerian mother. Abdo studied Telecommunications
Engineering at the University of Sirte, Libya until 2006.
In 2012, he undertook an internship at Magnum Photos Paris, which gave
him the opportunity to reflect on his photographic approach and make his
first story for the magazine 'Rukh'. His photographs have been published by
a number of printed and online magazines as well as by newspapers. In
2015 he received a nomination for Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund
and in 2016 his series 'Diary:Exile' was selected by the Addis Fotofest, the
same series was shortlisted for The CAP Prize 2017.