Newsha Tavakolian

photographer and artist, Iran visit website

Newsha Tavakolian © Abbas Kowsari

Newsha Tavakolian began working professionally in the Iranian press at the age of 16. 

Her work has been displayed at many international art exhibitions and museums such as the Victoria & Albert Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the British Museum and the Boston Museum of Fine Art.

In 2014 Newsha was chosen as the fifth laureate of the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism award and in 2015 she was chosen as the Principal Prince Claus Laureate. Tavakolian became a Magnum Associate in 2015.

Her work has been featured in international magazines and newspapers including Time Magazine, Newsweek, Stern, Le Figaro, Colors, The New York Times, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, NRC Handelsblad, The New York Times Magazine and National Geographic.

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