Nima Taradji Photography

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Ashura
Location: Chicago
Nationality: American
Biography: NIMATARADJI photography +1-312-925-3500 +1-866-701-3686 photo@nimataradji.com I am an Iranian-American editorial and documentary photographer based in Chicago, Illinois.  Cultural, social and political themes attract my curiosity. My aim is... read on
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Ashura
Credits: nima taradji photography
Date of Work: 09/26/17 - 09/27/17
Updated: 10/15/17
Location: Naperville, Il
Members of the Irshad Learning Center in Naperville, Illinois, gather to commemorate Ashura. Members of Irshad Learning Center are first and second generation Iranian Shi'as living in the United States. For the majority of Shi'a Muslims, Ashura marks the climax of the Remembrance of Muharram and commemorates the death of Imam Husain ibn Ali, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad at the Battle of Karbala on 10 Muharram in the year 61 AH. Mourning for Imam Husain and his companions by his surviving relatives and supporters began almost immediately after the Battle of Karbala. (Source: Wikipedia).
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No War Protest - Chicago

By Nima Taradji Photography / Chicago, illinois — Several hundred Chicagoan marched on the streets of Chicago calling for no war in Iran following the United..
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Living in Gorelovka

By Nima Taradji Photography / gorelovka, georgia — "The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live..
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Hasankeyf: History Flooded

By Nima Taradji Photography / hasankeyf, turkey — Hasankeyf is a 12,000-year-old village on the banks of Tigris River in Southeastern Turkey near the Syrian..
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God Child of Xochimilco

By Nima Taradji Photography / Xochimilco, Mexico — Xochimilco, the southern borough of Mexico City, is home to a 430-year-old image of Child Jesus (or..
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Red Hot Annie

By Nima Taradji Photography / Chicago, Illinois — Red Hot Annie, the founder and CE-Oh of the Vaudezilla Productions and Burlesque in Chicago since 2008..
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Environmental Portraits

By Nima Taradji Photography / Chicago, Illinois — Portaits by Nima Taradji
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The Conventions

By Nima Taradji Photography / philadelphia — What I find funny about The Conventions is not really funny, but it is funny. In fact, it would be really..
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Bajito y Suavecito

By Nima Taradji Photography / Chicago, Illinois — Text by Hector Luis Alamo   Lowrider culture began in the desert somewhere. Whether it started in the..
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Shishmaref's Struggle

By Nima Taradji Photography / Shishmaref, Alaska — Shishmaref, Alaska is a remote village of about 600 people located 30 miles south of the Arctic Circle,..
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Second Line

By Nima Taradji Photography / new orleans, louisiana — One of the most unique and quintessential New Orleans traditions can be found played out every Sunday in..
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Guns in Schools

By Nima Taradji Photography / Sidney, Ohio — In Sidney, Ohio school and public safety officials have worked together over the last five years to develop..
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Lost Paradise

By Nima Taradji Photography / armenia — "This people has attained riches without usury, and all the honours that can be awarded to slavery..
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Lucha Libre

By Nima Taradji Photography / villa park, illinois — In 2015, I started work on a personal project about Mexican Wrestling or Lucha Libre.  This sport is..
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Crucified

By Nima Taradji Photography / Pilsen neighberhood, chicago, illinois — Via Crucis or The Living Stations of the Cross is the re-enactment of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion. It has..
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In Print

By Nima Taradji Photography — Editorial Publishings
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C2E2

By Nima Taradji Photography / Chicago, Il — The ninth annual C2E2 Expo wraps up at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Comic and..
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Lucky Seven

By Nima Taradji Photography / Chicago, Il — Lucky Seven refers to baby Ansel. After struggling through losses, Lori Sapio welcomed her “Second Rainbow..
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Brave Ordinary Things

By Nima Taradji Photography / Chicago — Brave Ordinary Things This is an ongoing project which started in 2006 and aims to show the concept of that..
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Road to Mayhem

By Nima Taradji Photography / USA — Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, political rallies, media control, Democratic National..
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At the Eddie Adams Workshop

By Nima Taradji Photography / Calicoon, new york — Family Ingredients Family is a recipe.  It is a place where we teach our children how to cook. Family..
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Bud Billiken Parade

By Nima Taradji Photography / Chicago, Illinois — The Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic (also known as The Bud Billiken Day Parade) is an annual parade held..
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No Justice/No Peace

By Nima Taradji Photography / Baltimore, — Baltimore, Maryland was the scene of civil unrest in April and May 2015. It all started with the evidently..
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Cuba's In Motion

By Nima Taradji Photography / Havana, cuba — Since the 1990s, when the collapse of the Soviet Union (and the end of decades of subsidies to its..
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