Arash Khamooshi

photographer, Iran

Arash Khamooshi © Rouhollah Vahdati

2015, 3rd prize stories, Spot News

2015, 3rd prize stories, Spot News

2015, 3rd prize stories, Spot News

2015, 3rd prize stories, Spot News

Arash Khamooshi, an Iranian native born in 1983, had a passion for photography when he was 16 years old.

That was when he decided to pursue his dream and obtain his bachelor degree in photography while working for the Iranian Student News Agency (ISNA).

Being active since 2005, he has covered presidential elections, social and cultural events, natural disasters, and sports events such as World Cup and FEBA Basketball World Cup. He is now mostly focused on his documentary photography projects on social issues in Iran.

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2015 prizewinner Arash Khamooshi talks about his series 'Act of Forgiveness'