Kiana Hayeri

Photographer
     
"Afghan Women don't need to be rescued. They demand to be heard."
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Nationality: Iranian-Canadian
Biography: Kiana (b.1988) grew up in Tehran, Iran and migrated to Toronto while she was still a teenager. Faced with the challenges of adapting to a new environment, she took up photography as a way of bridging the gap in language and culture. After an... read on
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"Afghan Women don't need to be rescued. They demand to be heard."
kiana hayeri
Sep 21, 2019
Location: kabul

Just before the Peace Talks broke apart in Afghanistan, 20 women from all walks of life, working and living in Kabul, shared their hopes and fears with me. They're brave, tireless, bold and colorful. Very much like their portraits.
 18 Stunning Portraits Of Women In Kabul
“I will lose my identity as a human being, a woman, and an artist.”
On assignment for BuzzFeed News.
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