Shirin Abedi

Photojournalist
  
Charchoub (2016)
Location: Hannover, Germany
Nationality: German, Iranian
Biography: Shirin Abedi was born in Tehran in 1996 and emigrated to Germany at the age of seven. Since then, she has lived in parallel in two cultures. Her interest in photojournalism grew during her early adolescence and after taking her first photography... MORE
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Charchoub (2016)
Copyright Shirin Abedi 2022
Updated Feb 2021
Topics Adolescence, Documentary, Photography, Photojournalism, Portraiture
Iran was my entrance to the world, Germany showed me how to live. While growing up parallel in two cultures, I learned a lot and became multicultural. But the price for that was an unstability of my knowledge about myself and being lost. In my last teenage year, I studied more conscious my family and my definition of womanhood, to find out my own values and understand more what I agree or disagree with in the cultures that I got known to.
So I had to find a frame from which I could break out afterwards. This frame is my root, which is neccessary for my growth.
                                   
    
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