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Iran, August 2012. Western coalition boosts economic sanctions. The threat of a militaty attack is becoming more urgent. In the meantime, the cou… Read More
Iran, August 2012. Western coalition boosts economic sanctions. The threat of a militaty attack is becoming more urgent. In the meantime, the country is preparing to receive the Non Aligned Movement summit and hopes to gain large diplomatic profits. In this particular context, the images published in the media have a political significance, are used for propaganda. Domestic and international. I wanted to focus on people. Get carried away by nature, the smells, the colors. Reject all political and religious symbols. Then it remains these fleeting moments, these pieces of life of a courageous people. In suffering. Read Less
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Iran 2012
Iran, August 2012. Western coalition boosts economic sanctions. The threat of a militaty attack is becoming more urgent. In the meantime, the country is preparing to receive the Non Aligned Movement summit and hopes to gain large diplomatic profits.

In this particular context, the images published in the media have a political significance, are used for propaganda. Domestic and international.

I wanted to focus on people. Get carried away by nature, the smells, the colors. Reject all political and religious symbols. Then it remains these fleeting moments, these pieces of life of a courageous people. In suffering.

A man in charge of the horses sits by the road and smokes a cigarette.
A woman watches young people enjoying the Caspian Sea.
Old fisherman in the port of  Bandar-e Anzali.
Lakeside village in the lagoon of Bandar-e Anzali.
The rooftops of Masouleh.
The local rice production is challenged by imported rice from Pakistan.
A man works in a rice field in Gilan.
Women works in the fields during rice harvest.
A woman buys vegetables for the evening meal in Fouman, Gilan.
Isfahan at night, a man stands in front of his grocery.
Cinnamon in a small shop of Isfahan bazaar.
A young boys stares at a plastic toy in Isfahan bazaar.
Small khol jars in Isfahan bazaar.
In Isfahan bazaar, a man waits for customers to purchase his tablecloths.
Imam Square and its mosque in Isfahan.
Ramsar at night.
Young people buy potato chips In a tiny amusement park in Isfahan.
An abandoned amusement park in Lahijan.
On the road from Chalus to Tehran, Alborz Mountains offer amazing points of view.
The rooftops of Masouleh are places of life. Women go there and work, talk, cook.
Alborz Mountain, around Karaj Dam.
Karaj Dam, in the north of Tehran.
People enjoying the Caspian Sea in Noshahr.
Plates, jars, vases.
All around Imam square, the bazaar is specialized in Isfahani handicraft.
A backyard in Isfahan bazaar. A man washes after a hard work day.
The rooftops of Isfahan bazaar in the dying sun.
A young woman works at a weaving loom in Isfahan. She's one of the last 3 persons doing such weaves (with gold and silver wires) in Iran.
Neighborhood outbreak in Isfahan.
Kou Soffeh Mountain in Isfahan. This is where young people come for picnic. One can feel freedom here.
Kou Soffeh Moutain in Isfahan. At night.