Mohajer Mehran

Born in 1964

His works reflects his board range of interests and activities. Mehran initially completed a photography degree at the Department of Graphic Art, University of Tehran (1990), before going on the linguistics' study. His works reflects this double sided background, concentrated on different media and the semiotic nature of photography itself. His works centers on issues around popular art and the media in everyday life in Iran.

Since 1992, he combined working as a lexicographer for two Iranian publishers, while teaching photography at the University of Tehran.

Mohajer has been awarded a number of prizes, including First Prize of the 1992 Annual Photography Exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Museum in Tehran. He has participated in many exhibitions in Iran and abroad.