Shirin Abedi 
+49 1578 2398101

Born 1996 in Tehran, Shirin migrated to Germany at the age of seven. Since then, she has lived a parallel existence between two cultures. Her interest in Photojournalism grew during her early teenage years and got more visible after she took her first class in photography in 2011.
In 2016 she moved to Tehran for a year to understand her country of origin. Back in Europe, she continues learning and exploring. She is mostly interested in topics around women's issues, identity and everyday heroes and their battles.

since 2014   Photojournalism and Documentary Photography in Hannover, GER
2018            Canon Student Program in Perpignan, FR
2018            Internship as photojournalist at "Weser Kurier" daily newspaper in Bremen, GER
2019            International Program at Danish School of Media and Journalism in Aarhus, DK
2019            Workshop with Sanne de Wilde at Copenhagen Photo Festival, DK

2015        “Linden  Leben” Faust e.V. in Hannover, GER (group)
2016        “Charchoub - An Identity Project” Kunst im Quadrat in Hannover, GER (solo)
2018        "Diyar - The home we leave” Visa Off 2018, Perpignan, FR (group)
2018        "Diyar - The home we leave" Screening at Photokina in MAKK, Cologne, GER
2019        "Diyar - The home we leave" University Library of Göttingen, GER (group)

Shirin Abedi

Shirin Abedi is a german/iranian photojournalist based in Hanover, Germany.
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