Birgit Krippner

Photographer
    
Behrouz Boochani Just Wants to Be Free
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Nationality: Austrian
Biography: Availabe for assignments in New Zealand and abroad. . birgit@birgitkrippner.com Born in Austria, Birgit Krippner has lived in New Zealand since 2003. Her specialty is capturing candid images using only available light. She often works in low... read on
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Behrouz Boochani Just Wants to Be Free
Credits: birgit krippner
Date of Work: 07/08/20 - 08/04/20
Updated: 11/03/20

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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