Rana Javadi, born in 1953, works and lives in Tehran. A self-taught photographer, she went to London in 1975 to study English. Upon her return to Iran in 1977 Javadi started documentary photography. Her records of the events of the revolution that broke out in 1978 has been exhibited and published widely since then. She is also the editor of Aksnameh, a quarterly journal of photography founded in 1998.

 

Why do you take pictures?

Conversation, photography

2010

Why Do You Take Pictures?

A conversation between Rana Javadi (guest artist at Villa Romana 2010), Angelika Stepken, Christoph Westermeier (artist) and Stefano Vannucci (author)

 

Photography in Iran in the aftermath of war

Conversation

2020

Photography in Iran in the aftermath of war

A conversation between Rana Javadi and Davood Madadpoor about her recent decade of artistic practice as well as the Iranian photography scene.