Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Newsha Tavakolian’s Biography : (b.1981, Tehran, Iran). A self-taught photographer, Newsha began working as professional photographer in Iranian press at age 16. She started at the women's daily newspaper Zan, and later worked for other nine reformist dailies, all since banned. At 21 she began working internationally, covering wars, natural disasters and social documentary stories in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Yemen.
Her work has been published by international magazines and newspapers such as in Time Magazine, Newsweek, Stern, Le Figaro, Colors, New York Times Magazine, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, NRC Handelsblad and National Geographic .Newsha is particularly known for focusing on women's Issues. Her current works section between documentary photography and art.