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Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian women

Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian Women The administrators of the page, titled Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian women, say they “do not belong to any political group and that the initiative reflects the concerns of Iranian women who face legal and social restrictions.”...

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PRIVATE 58 | IRAN today

The collection of photos published in this magazine is a photo-story of personal concerns, documentations and reports made by 14 photographers who live and work in Iran.

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Behzad Nejadghanbar | A City, A Land, A World

The collection of photos you can see here covers a broad spectrum of tastes, concerns and outlooks, which may at first sight seem irrelevant. Yet, sorting and carefully comparing the pictures will reveal a common perspective shared between the photographers of these collections. Perhaps a short introduction to Iran’s History, Geography and Social situation …

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Gohar Dashti | Slow decay

Today as much as our lives have been disassociated from its surrounding environment, yet it is directly influenced by it. The shots have captured the cruel moments of misery and fatigue, though are not expressive of a certain event in time or place…

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Shadi Ghadirian | Miss Butterfly

Shadi Ghadirian, Miss Butterfly. PRIVATE 58, p. 10-11 (10-15) Buy PRIVATE 58 Self preservation is perhaps the most collective primal instinct since it is the way to assure further sustenance; the deep need to continue existence is so strong that it should be no surprise why there is perhaps no...

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Roya Noorinezhad | Intercity Train

Roya Noorinezhad, Intercity Train. PRIVATE 58, p. 16-17 (16-19) Buy PRIVATE 58 Nowadays, travel has become an indispensable part of modern life. For the modern man, travel turns out to have a different, new meaning, interpreted as “moving from one place to another to do the routines”. To see the...

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Kiarang Alaei | Even When We Do Not Know

Kiarang Alaei, Even When We Do Not Know. PRIVATE 58, p.32-33 (32-35) Buy PRIVATE 58 This collection takes seventeen shots to deal with the presence of cameras around the everyday lives of the people. An absolute presence of which even the most virgin and unseen places did not escape. A presence...

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Hamed Sodachi | Bewitched

Hamed Sodachi, Bewitched. PRIVATE 58, p. 36-37 (36-41) Buy PRIVATE 58 Prostitutes, child laborers, narcotic addicts, rubbers, run away girls, immigrant from other towns and villages, unemployed and homeless families seek refuge from cold winter nights in public buses that are operating all night long in limited routs. There are...

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Elahe Abdolahabadi | An Instant of Time and Place

Elahe Abdolahabadi, An Instant of Time and Place. PRIVATE 58, p.42-43 (42-45) Buy PRIVATE 58 A photo is the section and cutting of reality and it is the result of selection of someone’s mind as a photographer. The selection that determines which parts of reality – set in front of photographer...

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Alireza Fani | A Memorial For Today

A Memorial for Today series, reality replaces fantasy and criticism of the external and gives way to exploring the internal world; Fani substitutes contemplative vagueness for explicit symbolism. He moves from manipulated photography and photomontage to staged photography.

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