Iranian photographer Adel Pazyar wins Phodar Biennial Grand Prize

April 21, 2019

TEHRAN – Iranian photographer Adel Pazyar has won the Grand Prize of the 10th International Phodar Biennial, a photography competition in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Pazyar received the award for his collection “Uncertainty”, which contains photos from an Iranian youth detention center, the organizers announced on Thursday. 

Another Iranian photographer Abdollah Heidari received an honorable mention for his series titled “Children Diagnosed with Autism”. 

Organized by Sofia Municipality, an exhibition of the selected photos is currently underway at the Sofia Central Railway Station until May 20. 

Photo: A photo from Iranian photographer Adel Pazyar’s series “Uncertainty” that won the Grand Prize of the 10th International Phodar Biennial in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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