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Iranian Photography Now

Edited and with an introduction by Rose Issa. Foreword by Martin Barnes, Curator of Photographs, Victoria & Albert Museum; Preface by Homi Bhabha, Prof. of English & American Literature, Harvard University

The first publication to showcase Iran’s most exciting contemporary photography, from art to photojournalism and advertising.
Iran has a long tradition of photography: this book puts current work into context and shows the innovative response of 36 photographers living in Iran under censorship as well as an important body of work from the Iranian diaspora, all creating works of great political and cultural relevance.
Among the renowned photographers included are Abbas, Reza Aramesh, Shirin Neshat, Parastou Forouhar, Abbas Kiarostami, Kaveh Golestan, Amirali Ghasemi, and Shadi Ghadirian.

(Hatje Cantz and Beyond Art Productions, 2008. RRP £30. Hardcover, 236 pages, 191 illustrations – 148 in colour; ISBN: 978-3-7-7572-2575)

   
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