All posts tagged: Solmaz Daryani

Woman Paper Visa journal celebrates female photojournalists

Anna Alix Koffi realised that the issue of women in photojournalism was so big that it warranted a publication of its own, and started thinking out a framework for a second edition of Visa Paper focusing on work by women. “I realised I could do this because there are women artists everywhere I go,” she says. “Most of the time publications don’t focus on women, but I knew that Woman Paper Visa would be special because women in photojournalism is a strong thing. It’s much more difficult than any other form of photography.”


Final winners of IdeasTap and Magnum Photos documentary photography award announced

The winners of the sixth and final edition of the IdeasTap Photographic Award, in association with Magnum Photos, have been announced. The selected photographers – Yasaman Dehmiyani, Emin Ozmen, Solmaz Daryani and Dominika Gesicka – will receive a grant of £2,500, enabling them to complete a body of work to be showcased at Magnum Print Rooms in London in July 2016. Yasaman Dehmiyani, 23 from Tehran, Iran, will complete her project 34 years after the Revolution [above], a review of events in Iran since the revolution of 1978. Emin Ozmen, 30, from Sivas, Turkey will complete his series LIMBO, shot in Syria, Turkey, Iraq and Europe, documenting the experiences and emotions of populations uprooted by conflict. Solmaz Daryani, 30, from Tabriz, Iran, will complete her series The Eyes of Earth, investigating the environmental and human impact of the drying of Lake Urmia in Iran. Dominika Gesicka, 34, from Włocławek, Poland, will complete her series This is not Real Life, shot in Longyearbyen, the largest settlement and the administrative centre of Svalbard – the world’s northernmost city. The industry …


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