Parisa Azadi

A visual storyteller. Based between Dubai and Iran @ Artist in Residence at @kooshkresidency / Based in Tehran, Iran

Parisa is an Iranian-Canadian documentary photographer working in the Middle East for international media. She is loosely based in Tehran, Iran, covering the region. In 2012, Parisa lived and worked in Uganda for a year covering social... read on
Focus: Photojournalist, Researcher, Travel, Foreign, Portraiture, International News, Freelance, Humanitarian, Assignments
Skills: Research, Translator, Image Archiving, Photo Assisting, Color Correction, Photo Editing, Photojournalism, Film Processing
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Available in Tehran, Iran
Focused on Photojournalist, Researcher, Travel, Foreign, Portraiture, International News, Freelance, Humanitarian, Assignments
Skilled at Research, Translator, Image Archiving, Photo Assisting, Color Correction, Photo Editing, Photojournalism, Film Processing
Coverage Regions: Africa Asia Middle East
Languages Spoken: English, Farsi, Arabic
Parisa is an Iranian-Canadian documentary photographer working in the Middle East for international media. She is loosely based in Tehran, Iran, covering the region.

In 2012, Parisa lived and worked in Uganda for a year covering social and cultural issues in rural communities. During her time there, she worked as a freelance photographer for the Associated Press. In 2015, Parisa was an Artist in Residence at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York City under the direction of Mike Kamber.  In 2018, Parisa was selected as the recipient of the Kooshk Artist in Residence program in partnership with Pathshala Institute in Bangladesh. In 2019, Parisa was selected as the recipient of the Chris Hondros Fund Award. In 2020, she was selected as one of the World Press Photo 6x6 Global Talents.
 
Her work has been published in the New York Times, The Guardian, Associated Press, Casa Vogue, BBC, Glamour, Christian Science Monitor and Washington Times. Other clients have included Sesame Workshop, International Rescue Committee, Northwestern University, East Wing Gallery and Raising Voices.


Parisa is a member of Women Photograph and Diversify Photo. Parisa is an alumna of the Eddie Adams Workshop and is HEFAT certified by VICE Media and Control Risk.