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Cybernation

Cybernation

Statement: It is an iPhoneography project in regards of Electronic Addiction. As technology becomes ubiquitous in our work and private lives, understanding how we interact with it is increasingly important. Addiction disorders connected to people’s interactions with their electronic devices, games, the internet and social media are emerging as a … Continue reading

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Cybernation – (Extended)

Cybernation – (Extended)

Statement: It is an iPhoneography project in regards of Electronic Addiction. As technology becomes ubiquitous in our work and private lives, understanding how we interact with it is increasingly important. Addiction disorders connected to people’s interactions with their electronic devices, games, the internet and social media are emerging as a … Continue reading

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Plasco Disaster

Plasco Disaster

Statement: On 19 January 2017, The disaster struck the Plasco building, an iconic 50-year-old structure in central Tehran. Fire started on the ninth floor at around 07:50 local time (04:20 GMT). 17-story high-rise landmark was occupied at the time by its residents, workers at the garment shops, and various tour … Continue reading

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Oxen Family

Oxen Family

Statement: It has been 30 years which war between Iran and Iraq is over and despite producing 90% of Iran’s oil, the province of Khuzestan still deeply suffers from economic crisis. One the few permanent jobs which still alive (in the province of Khuzestan in Iran) is becoming an oxen … Continue reading

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Streets Of Havana – (Extended)

Streets Of Havana – (Extended)

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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Libya Turmoil – (Extended)

Libya Turmoil – (Extended)

Statement: In early 2011, a civil war broke out in the context of the wider "Arab Spring". The anti-Gaddafi forces formed a committee named the National Transitional Council, on 27 February 2011. It was meant to act as an interim authority in the rebel-controlled areas. After the government began to … Continue reading

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Plasco Disaster – (Extended)

Plasco Disaster – (Extended)

Statement: On 19 January 2017, The disaster struck the Plasco building, an iconic 50-year-old structure in central Tehran. Fire started on the ninth floor at around 07:50 local time (04:20 GMT). 17-story high-rise landmark was occupied at the time by its residents, workers at the garment shops, and various tour … Continue reading

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Kharrah Mali – (Extended)

Kharrah Mali – (Extended)

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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Oxen Family – (Extended)

Oxen Family – (Extended)

Statement: It has been 30 years which war between Iran and Iraq is over and despite producing 90% of Iran’s oil, the province of Khuzestan still deeply suffers from economic crisis. One the few permanent jobs which still alive (in the province of Khuzestan in Iran) is becoming an oxen … 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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