New Voices – Farshid Tighehsaz

Virtual event


April 4, 2023
12:00–13:00PM EDT


New Voices is an event series presenting the work of the photographers who are part of the 2021-2023 VII Mentor Program and The Leica Women Foto Project x VII Mentor Program. The VII Mentor Program comprises thirteen gifted young photographers with diverse experiences who were chosen from nearly 300 applicants from 65 countries.

The series, hosted by David Campbell and Ilvy Njiokiktjien, showcases the stories the photographers are working on and discusses how they are creating a viable career in visual journalism.

In this episode, we speak with Farshid Tighehsaz.

Farshid Tighehsaz

Farshid Tighehsaz is a documentary photographer based in Tabriz, Iran, represented by VII Photo. While he studied psychology, Tighehsaz’s drive to become a photographer was inspired by his father’s passion for the medium. His work focuses on the experience of being human and the structural, cultural, environmental, and interior aspects that determine our lives.
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