Birgit Krippner

Photographer
    
Behrouz Boochani Just Wants to Be Free
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Nationality: Austrian
Biography: Available for assignments in New Zealand and abroad. birgitkrippner@me.com Born in Austria, Birgit Krippner has lived in New Zealand since 2003. Her speciality is capturing candid images using only available light. She often works in low light... MORE
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Behrouz Boochani Just Wants to Be Free
Copyright Birgit Krippner 2022
Date of Work Jul 2020 - Aug 2020
Updated Nov 2020
Topics Activism, Black and White, Community, Conservation, Documentary, Editorial, Human Rights, Media, Photography, Photojournalism, Portraiture

In July 2020, photo editor Shannon Simons from the New York Times Magazine sent me on a two-day photo assignment to Christchurch, New Zealand, to photograph Behrouz Boochani. Behrouz (born 23 July 1983) is a Kurdish-Iranian journalist, human rights defender, writer and film producer.

The link to the published feature story in the NYT Magazine can be found here:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/04/magazine/behrouz-boochani-australia.html

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