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Saturday, November 18, 2017

France’s Top Photo Festival Spotlights Kiarostami, Shadi Ghadirian

Iranians are in the spotlight this year at France's foremost photography festival, the Rencontres de la Photographie d'Arles. Held in the heart of Provence...
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Iranian-Born Oxford Fish-and-Chips Shop Owner Exhibits Photographic Eye for Character

By Corrie Parsonson A British-Iranian street photographer based in Oxford, England is capturing his subjects in a deeply affectionate “tapestry of characters.” The photographer also...
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Photo London, Co-Founded by Iranian-Born Fariba Farshad, Opens

By Corrie Parsonson The third annual Photo London fair opened earlier this week at Somerset House, a grand neoclassical building on the banks of the...

Dzhangal: An Exhibition Not to Forget the Errant Refugees

By Ahmad Rafat
Gideon Mendel chose Dzhangal and not jungle, its English translation, as the name for his recent exhibition in London on the state of refugees, who for years, lived on the outskirts of the port of Calais, France, with the hope of crossing to Britain.

Aryan Arian Explores Nudity In His Art

By Ali Sharifian (Translation: Ramin Khanjani)
On a bone-chilling evening in Montreal, art lovers make their way to the Z Gallery for an event organized by Shahrzad Arzadi. The evening features a conversation with the photographer and filmmaker Aryan Arian.

Royal Photographer Henry Dallal Celebrates Queen’s 90th Birthday With Commemorative Book

By Paola Totaro
Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday celebrations last May were a lavish weeklong affair. One glamorous highlight was the Royal Windsor Horse Show held at Windsor Castle, involving more than 900 horses and 1,500 participants from all over the world. Soon, a specially commissioned book of the show is to be released with illustrations by the Iranian-born photographer Henry Dallal, a royal photographer who is also internationally recognized for his beautiful portrayals of horses.

Award-winning Photographer Reza Looks Back on a Prolific Career

Reza Deghati is one of the world's most famous photojournalists - so famous that he goes by his first name alone. An awardwinning National Geographic...

Celebrated Photojournalist Kaveh Golestan Lives On Thanks to His Photographer Wife 

Hengameh Golestan was 18 when she met the man who would go on to become her husband – and one of the finest photo-journalists of the...

Iranians Feature Prominently at This Year’s Photo London Fair

Photo London – the U.K. capital's first-ever international photography fair – has reason to cheer. It just completed its second edition, with 85 cutting-edge global galleries...