Curators of the exhibition: Lejla Hodzic and Damir Sagolj
The exhibition is organized by the WARM Foundation.
The exhibition of photographs from Afghanistan by Iranian-Canadian photographer Kiana Hayeri contains 120 photographs of various formats that will be placed on 12 white panels. These are top-notch photos of the author who is a senior TED fellow and a regular contributor to the New York Times. She is the winner of the National Geographic Explorer Award, the Tim Hetherington Visionary Award 2020 for her proposed project to detect the dangers of dilettante hit & run journalism, the sixth winner of the James Foley Conflict Reporting Award, and in 2021 she received the Robert Capa Gold Medal for her a photo series “Where Prison is a Kind of Freedom” documenting the lives of Afghan women in the Heart Prison. In 2022, Kiana was part of the New York Times reporting team that won the Hal Boyle Award for “The Collapse of Afghanistan,” and they were shortlisted as part of the International Reporting for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize.
Her works have appeared in Harper’s Magazine, Foreign Policy, Washington Post, NPR, Monocle Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, The Globe and Mail, among others. Kiana currently lives in Kabul, Afghanistan, from where she covers the region as a photographer.