Mitra Tabrizian

Mitra Tabrizian is Professor of Photography and an Iranian-British artist and filmmaker. Her photographic work has been exhibited and published widely and is represented in major international museums and public collections. Her research explores questions of displacement and otherness. Her critically acclaimed feature film Gholam (2017), starring Cannes prizewinning actor Shahhab Hosseini, has been widely shown internationally. 

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We understand photography as a broad inter-disciplinary field of study based on the photographic image, set within the distinct but overlapping networks of visual art, culture and media practice. Current focus includes contemporary art, social media, digital imaging, politics and big data networks.