Photographer opens a window on the humans of ‘Tehranto’
The GTA, especially North York and Richmond Hill, is home to almost 50,000 people who have left Iran for the freedom and safety of Canada.
I’m Now, documents exile Iranians all over the globe.. After my stories of other exile Iranians in Norway, USA, Turkey, Greece and Sweden. This is my recent story, from Toronto. Is featured at PRI's The World. http://www.pri.org/stories/2016-05-05/what-life-looks-amid-iranian-diaspora-tehranto
My story about the Tehrangeles is featured in New York Times Sunday Review. Los Angeles is home to the largest Iranian diaspora in the world. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/12/03/opinion/sunday/Iranians-California-Dreams.html?rref=collection%2Fcolumn%2Fexposures&action=click&contentCollection=sunday®ion=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection&_r=1
6th JUNE 2015: I will present my long photography project at the DOK festival in Fredrikstad.
DOK:15 is hosted by The Norwegian Press Photographers Association in collaboration with the photojournalism studies at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA). The documentary festival will take place at The House of Literature in Fredrikstad (one hour south of Oslo) from June 1st to June 7th 2015. The festival highlights outstanding body of works produced by the best documentary photographers in the world.