About

 

Rahman Hassani is a freelance photojournalist, artist and graphic designer. He started his career as a photographer and graphic designer in the west of Iran (Kurdistan). Since 2004, while based in Iranian Kurdistan, his photographs have reported the poverty and discrimination issues among Kurdish people in Iraq and Iran.

He completed a Ba in Graphic Design at the UCNA University of Tabriz in 2007. After he got his degree, he moved to the Iraqi Kurdistan, in Erbil where he worked as a freelance photographer and graphic designer for the coming two years, working for many local newspapers and photo agencies.

His works has published by SOPA Images, Getty Images, National Geography, BBC News, BBC Farsi, Meher Photo agency (Iran), Taw Magazine, Galyar Advertisement magazine. Also, his works have been shown in several photography exhibitions both in the Middle East and in Europe. One of Rahman’s latest works as a documentary photographer has been reporting is about lack of electricity in north of Iraq due to recent brutal wars, near Rahman’s birthplace.

In addition, he moved to the UK in 2012 and he completed his Masters in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the University London of Art (LCC) in 2015.