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The Day When Love Died

The Day When Love Died

Statement: Ashura is a symbol of freedom for the people who live under the whip of cruelty and oppression, so they mourn for Hussein, who fought for his believes. Hossein is an immortal, whom every year become martyr to Invite everyone to the fight for the truth of their time.  … Continue reading

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The Day When Love Died- (Extended)

The Day When Love Died- (Extended)

Statement: Ashura is a symbol of freedom for the people who live under the whip of cruelty and oppression, so they mourn for Hussein, who fought for his believes. Hossein is an immortal, whom every year become martyr to Invite everyone to the fight for the truth of their time.  … Continue reading

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Boiling Room

Boiling Room

Statement: Just a few kilometers south of Iran’s capital city Tehran live over 150 mentally challenged and disabled men of differing ages. They dwell inside of a four-story building belonging to a semi-private institute. The building has barricaded windows, each of its doors is locked, and all of its staff … Continue reading

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Boiling Room- (Extended)

Boiling Room- (Extended)

Statement: Just a few kilometers south of Iran’s capital city Tehran live over 150 mentally challenged and disabled men of differing ages. They dwell inside of a four-story building belonging to a semi-private institute. The building has barricaded windows, each of its doors is locked, and all of its staff … Continue reading

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Forgotten Wounds

Forgotten Wounds

Statement: 30 years after the end of Iran-Iraq war, People of the Khuzestan province of Iran are still living in such horrible condition. Although Iran produces over 90% of its oil from this rich Province, it seems like the government would rather ignore the basic needs of these patient and … Continue reading

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Kharrah Mali

Kharrah Mali

Statement: People are starting their Ashura’s ceremony by covering themselves with mud, early morning in city of Khorramabad, province of Lorestan, Iran. Kharrah mali, or ‘mud rubbing’, is a ritual that is held in Iranian city of Khorramabad every year to commemorate the death of the prophet Muhammad’s grandson Hussein … Continue reading

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Streets Of Havana

Streets Of Havana

Statement: As an observer; walking in the streets of Havana and being exposed to the electric culture, diverse and complex lifestyle is mesmerizing. That's why Havana became on the hottest spot for artists, specially painters, musicians and writers. Just behind the famous street of Prada in Havana you can observe … Continue reading

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New York Rainbow

New York Rainbow

Statement: Since 1970, on the last Saturday in June in New York City, LGBTQ community march the streets to commemorate the 1969 spontaneous demonstrations on Christopher Street. The annual New York City LGBT Pride March, or New York City Pride March, traverses southward down Fifth Avenue and ends at Greenwich … Continue reading

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New York Rainbow – (Extended)

New York Rainbow – (Extended)

Statement: Since 1970, on the last Saturday in June in New York City, LGBTQ community march the streets to commemorate the 1969 spontaneous demonstrations on Christopher Street. The annual New York City LGBT Pride March, or New York City Pride March, traverses southward down Fifth Avenue and ends at Greenwich … Continue reading

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POOYAN TABATABAEI


Pooyan Tabatabaei is a Toronto based Award-Wining Photojournalist/ Visual Journalist, which has produced images of conflict and humanitarian crisis that have made headlines around the world. Pooyan’s passion for his profession has taken him around the globe, and since 1998 he has documented the lives of many incredible and unique people of different cultures, religions, beliefs, and value systems. By reflecting the true image of his subjects, his photographs aim to capture the essence of the persons in such a way that he hopes will impact the lives of those who see his photographs, and provoke the same impact as he felt whilst capturing the foresaid images.

As a founder of NVP Images photo agency, Pooyan’s productions, which focus on cultural matters, and raising awareness for human rights, have been published by various magazines, dailies, and broadcasting companies such as: Time Magazine, Toronto Star, Panorama, BBC, and CBC. His work has appeared in the journalism industry as a result of prestigious local and international awards, namely the Magnum Foundation Scholarship and 2 times winner of the journalist award of the year from the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada. Pooyan has witnessed conflicts and news-breaking events around the Globe such as Libya, Iran, Egypt, and India.

Born in Tehran, Tabatabaei has formalized his training through programs at the Ershad University, in Management, Ontario College of Art and Design University, University of New York, Tisch School of Arts, with a specialization in Human Rights Photography, and Whistling Woods University in India (with a focus in Documentary). Pooyan has enriched his visual narrative skills via Magnum foundation as a Photography and Social Justice fellow and recently participated in 7 months unique Masterclass of VII Photo Agency.

By reflecting the true image of his subjects, his photographs aim to capture the essence of the persons in such a way that he hopes will impact the lives of those who see his photographs, and provoke the same impact as he felt whilst capturing the foresaid images.

 


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