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What relationship does visual culture have to the world we live in?

Newsha Tavakolian
1 November 2011
Newsha Tavakolian

was born in Tehran, Iran in 1981 and is a self-taught photographer whose recent body of work bridges the worlds of documentary and art. She has published her work in international titles such as Le Monde and National Geographic, among others. Her work has been exhibited in galleries in Tehran, in Palma de Mallorca in Spain and will be included in the upcoming exhibition Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam at the British Museum in 2012. 

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