Abbas Kowsari

Iran, Tehran Ag Galerie

Born in 1970 in Iran, Abbas Kowsari is a photojournalist and the photo editor-in-chief at Shargh Daily and Aftab Network Magazine. He has participated in several solo and group exhibitions including 'Light' (Nicolas Silin Gallery, Paris), 'Burnt Generation' (Somerset House, London), 'Light from the Middle East: New Photography' (The Victoria and Albert Museum, London) and 'Iran Inside Out' (Chelsea Art Museum, New York). In 2009, Kowsari was nominated for the Prix Pictet Award in France. His works are kept in permanent collections of renowned art museums such as LACMA and The British Museum.