Preparing the exhibition

Everyone worked hard to develop a cohesive body of work. The curatorial team began viewing the final selection of the students based on the subject and concept developed over the past few months. Now is the time to organize the exhibition and decide how to hang all those great pictures with very different topics in one room. It was a long productive day and everyone seems to be happy with the results.

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Looking behind the Scene: Four Positions in Iranian Photography

On Saturday afternoon the symposium Contemporary Iranian Photography took place at Farabi Salon on the campus of University of Art, Tehran, organized by the department of photography. As speakers were invited four Iranian photographers. In the field of documentary photography it was Fatemeh Behboudi and Saeed Faraji, Zeinab Saghafi and Amir Azari were representing fine art and commercial photography. Dr. Neda Amiralaei  was overtaking translation and moderation.

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The First Evaluation

The First Evaluation, let’s see how is the project going?

On Thursday morning the students gather at university to show their first attempts to the teachers and also discuss it between the other students. They have already passed three photographic phases during the last days in the huge city of Tehran. Every team worked hard and eagerly to reach the first outcome. There were advises by teachers and from student colleagues paving the way for continuing the work and getting better results.

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Safely arrived at the airport in Tehran

The next student have arrived safely yesterday evening  in Tehran after a 5:30h flight from Duesseldorf. They have been picked up by Prof. Jörg Winde and Dr. Mohamad Motarjemzadeh.

Today they are heading to the University of Arts and getting to meet their working partners for the workshop.

Students from Germany safely arrived at the airport in Tehran