The Encounters, 2007-2008
Photographers photographed from above seem like pawns seeking their place in the chessboard of the terrain.
(1986 Tehran, Iran) Mohammadreza Mirzaei is a Philadelphia based photographer currently attending University of Pennsylvania for his MFA in Fine Arts. His photos have been featured in multiple solo and group exhibitions at Dubai’s The Empty Quarter Gallery, London’s Mall Galleries and Silk Road Gallery in Tehran, among other galleries. Mirzaei has been active as critic and translator of photographic texts for Iranian media and he was also founder and editor of Dide Magazine, an online magazine dedicated to contemporary Iranian photography. He was also one of the jurors at the International Photobook Award 2011.