A CONVERSATION WITH
JAVID TAFAZOLI + ADRIANE DE SOUZA
SATURDAY, 8 MAY 2021
3PM DOHA/4:30PM IRAN
ABOUT THIS EVENT
Join artist and Photo Art Qatar collective member ADRIANE DE SOUZA in conversation with JAVID TAFAZOLI - a winner of the inaugural Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Single Image Award - to talk about the power of singular images and visual communication. This conversation is part of a series organised by the 2021 award jury and curators - Photo Art Qatar - with each of the 2021 Single Image awardees.
ABOUT JAVID TAFAZOLI:
Iranian photographer Javid Tafazoli has been recognized regionally and globally for his outstanding visual accounts of life, enduring cultures - and the consequences of war and social conflict - throughout Iran, and Western Asia. Alongside of over 70 cultural festivals, Javid’s photographs have presented in publications including the New York Times, and media platforms Getty Images and AFP.
ABOUT ADRIANE DE SOUZA:
Adriane de Souza is a Brazilian photographer currently based in Doha, Qatar. Her work has been exhibited in several locations such as Brazil, Qatar, Russia, UAE and United Kingdom. Adriane has two ongoing projects - I am not my father, where she explores concepts of masculinity, and Qawiya (قوية) [strong], where she explores the presence and importance of women in various sports in Qatar.
ABOUT THE SHEIKH SAOUD AL THANI SINGLE IMAGE AWARD:
The Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Award was first announced in 2001 as a platform to support photographers. The award has now been relaunched by Tasweer Photo Festival Qatar in its inaugural year, with the Saoud bin Mohammed Al-Thani Foundation, as annual open calls to photographers in Western Asia and North Africa (WANA), continuing its journey of celebrating and nurturing photographic talent. The next Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Single Image award open call will commence in September 2021.