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Interview – Elles Paris photo with the Fisheye Magazine

“A Middle Eastern woman has to break countless barriers to become an artist.” Maryam Firuzi You first studied cinema, what brought you to photography? Becoming a photographer was the last thing on my mind. Though I had to develop and expose photos for my student projects, my main practice at the university was writing and […]

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Obiettivo Pace – The Alfred Fried Photography Award

On 25 September, at the Austrian Cultural Forum Rome, a photo exhibition opened of the Alfred Fried Photography Award. 40 award-winning and shortlisted photographic works that grapple with the question “What does peace look like?” – and attempt to answer it – were presented along the fence and inside of the Cultural Forum until 18 […]

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Exhibition by the International Women Photographer Association

La Micro-folie presents a selection of works by five photographers who are finalists in the 2017, 2018 and 2019 IWPA competitions who have worked around the Arab world and Iran: Marcela Barrios-Hernandez, Loulou D’Aki, Maryam Firuzi, Sidney Léa Le Bour and Farah Salem. Read more …

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Maryam Firuzi among IWPA Finalists 2019

IWPA would like to thank all the photographers who have submitted their photos for the IWPA Award 2019 and is very pleased to announce the Laureate & Finalists 2019: THE 11 PHOTOGRAPHERS ARE: Laureate :  Wan Chee Chan Finalists : Felicia Simion – Laura Pannack – Liliana Velázquez – Masha Ahrabi Fard – Maria Contreras […]

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The 20th century was commemorated by the stereotype that photography is a man’s world, and until very recently it was real. For instance, even in 2015, the World Press Photo and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism published a study, The State of News Photography, in which they found out that professional news photography […]

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