Laleh Sherkat : We are southside

Laleh Sherkat


Laleh Sherkat is an acclaimed Iranian photographer and former photo journalist.  She is renowned for being one of the first woman to document the Iran-Iraq war and the first to photograph female prisoners in Iran.  She is a founding member of the Iranian Photography Society and has juried and curated many photography exhibitions and competitions in Iran and Scotland.

Current project: ‘We are Southside’ – Capturing the street life of our wonderful Southside neighbourhood.

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