News

Speaker on VeerStichting, On Hope Symposium

Running from Exile - A Story of the Olympic Refugee Running Team, MSNBC in Partnership with Magnum Photos

Newsha Tavakolian was shortlisted for the BMW Art Journey 2016

Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards 2016 announces Best Photography Book Shortlist

The Iranian photojournalist talks about working in war zones and exhibiting at art fairs, 2016 Art Basel Hong Kong

2016 Picture of the Year Award, First Place Feature Story: Iran Coming Out of the Shadows for Time Magazine

2015 Principal Prince Claus Award Goes to Newsha Tavakolian

Art Agenda: Newsha Tavakolian I know why the rebel sings

Time: Photographer Newsha Tavakolian takes us through the looking glass

Time: Meet the Women Taking the Battle to ISIS

Tavakolian's BLANK PAGES selected by Time LightBox editor Olivier Laurent as one the best Photobooks of 2015

Yahoo News on Tavakolian's Prize: Iran photographer to share prize money with Syria refugees

The Guardian: Newsha Tavakolian's best photograph: woman on a mountainside outside Tehran

British Journal of Photography article on Newsha Tavakolian's BLANK PAGES

BLANK PAGES exhibited at Saatchi Gallery

FREE FALLING IN SAMBURU: The Journey to a Safehouse

Newsha Tavakolian produces collaborative book with WISE Initiative

A Thousand Words for a Picture That I Never Took

New York Times: Stress and Hope In Tehran

New York Times: Keeping True to an Iranian
Vision, Minus Big Money

Tavakolian wins the Carmignac Photo Journalism Award 2013

Exhibition at Somerset House from April 10 - 1 June

Member of the 2014 World Press Photo competition jury

Newsha has been commissioned by the Qatar Foundation to travel around the world for the next 3 months taking photos for a book about education and technology to be published in March 2014 on behalf of WISE

Upcoming solo exhibition of four pieces of Newsha's series from “Listen” and “The Day I Became a Woman” showing at LACMA from July 29th-December 15th

"She Who Tells a Story" - introducing the work of Newsha Tavakolian and eleven other photographers from Iran and the Arab World at Museum of Fine Arts Boston from August 27th 2012 - January
12th 2014

A Show of Strength by Middle Eastern Women Photographers

She Who Tells a Story: Female lens on Iran and the Arab world

A Burqa’s Eye View, a brave statement from the Middle East’s female photographers

The Lonely “Look” of Iranian Photographer Newsha Tavakolian

Newsha Tavakolian's "Look" Series: Photos Of A Young Iran

Through Story, a Look into Iran: Newsha Tavakolian’s Portraiture

A Nation Eager to Be Heard: Iran by Newsha Tavakolian

On Assignment: Covering Tehran

Newsha Tavakolian, from the series 'Mothers of Martyrs'

Newsha Tavakolian: Trying to Unfold Layers and Delve Deeper


EDUCATION:

Upcoming Events:
2017 November, Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

2017 November, Artist Talk at Magnum Photos at 70 Symposium: Past, Present, Future, Leica Camera, Frankfurt, Germany


Previous Workshops:

2017 September, Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo


2017 March , 7-day Photography workshop in Tokyo led by Magnum photographers Moises Saman and Newsha Tavakolian


26 October - 28 October 2016 Documentary Photography Workshop, Tabriz, Iran

24 November - 25 November 2016 Social Documentary Photography Workshop, Ahwaz, Iran

3 December - 11 December 2016 12th Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia