In one of Tehran’s famous taxis Prof. Jörg Winde and assistant teacher Philipp Robien drove to Tahrish Square in the high north of Tehran where they met Iranian assistant and good friend Amir Khadem Hosseini. The reason for the trip was the son-in-law of the famous deceased photographer Mahmoud Pakzad. He had previously agreed to give speech and answer about the life and the profession of his father-in-law.Continue reading “A Day of Nostalgia”
As we know portrait photography needs a collaboration between the person who is behind the camera and the person who is in front of the camera. When I was writing my proposal, to take photographs of women, who were born within World War II for TWO CITIES project, I did not know whether this is feasible.Continue reading “Martin Paar exhibition”
After long days working on the projects, the students were looking forward for a nice and relaxing dinner. Finding a location for 24 people was sometimes rather difficult, but thankfully Tehran offers a great variety of cafes and restaurants where each craving can be satisfied. Of course, traditional Persian food was something the German students loved to try. So the evenings were spend in locations like “jigaraki”, “O.Ino”, “Libra” or for the quick and delicious bite the “V café”.
As soon as a holiday arrives in Iran, it attracts many Tehranians early in the morning into the mountains. So too, our Professors Fahrhad Solemani. Mariyam Kahvand, Jörg Winde and I decided to follow them into nature.