The Iranian photographer and artist Berahman is based in the UK. He has specialised in social documentary and editorial photography in Asia and the Middle East. In 2007 he began working with Associated Press in the UAE and Middle East. His work has been published by the BBC; AP; The New York Times; Guardian; Washington Post; Figaro and a range of other leading news agencies. He won a scholarship to study for an MA in photojournalism and documentary photography at the University of the Arts London in 2013.

He is currently the recipient of an Arts Council of England Grant for Arts award to support his current project and work. His work has been in numerous exhibitions including shows at Four Corners Gallery in London 2013; SU Gallery (University of Arts) 2013; his series Uncertain was selected to be exhibited as part Exposure during the Format International Festival in 2015 and his work was also shown at Tate Britain in a digital sharing event and exhibition in 2015. In recent years Berahman’s practice has moved from social documentary to more conceptual and sculptural work using photography.

 

Education :

University of Arts London , Master degree on Documentary photography and photojournalism 2013.

 

Exhibitions:

2018 Afghan Camera, Tate Modern, London, UK.

2018  Shahre Farang, Circulation Festival, Paris, France.     

2017  Shahre Farang, Format Festival ”Habitat”, Small Print Company, Derby.   

2017  Shahre Farang, Journey Festival International, Leicester.

2017  Shahre Farang, New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester.  

2017 Shahre Farang and Uncertain, Outpost, Portland.

2017 Shahre Farang, Poole Museum.

2017 Shahre Farang, Dorchester Market, Weymouth.

2017 Shahre Farang, Bridport Market,Weymouth.

2017 Shahre Farang and uncertain, Bournemouth University.

2015  Uncertain, TATE Britain, Digital Sharing event and exhibition.

2015  Uncertain . Format International Festival Derby.

2013  Four Corners Gallery, Matt Roberts Arts Project space, London, UK.

2013  31º LCC MA Photojournalism Final Show, university of arts, London.

2013  SU Gallery, University of Arts, London.

 

Talk:

Format Festival  Quad , Derby  2018.

B-side Assemblies; Theme of Art and Activism, how artists are responding to social and political change in times of crisis.

Platforma Festival, Newcastle and with Counterpoints Arts.

Journey Festival in Leicester; Artist Conversation, Ethics Through a Lens, What are the challenges of capturing personal stories through a lens.

Amnesty International,  London and with Counterpoints Arts.