Mohsen Rastani

The Netherlands, Amsterdam Francis Boeske Projects

Mohsen Rastani (b. 1958, Iran) is a photojournalist and a documentary filmmaker whose work has covered, amongst others, the Iran-Iraq war, the Lebanese Civil War in the late 1980s and the Bosnian War in the 1990s. In 2005 he won first prize at the 10th Biennial Photo Exhibition of Iran, Museum of Contemporary Art and in 2011 he was one of the four Iranian artists elected to represent Iran at the International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.