Nature - 3RD PLACE WINNER: ADEL PAZYAR
Born of die
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80% of the genes of humans and mice are the same and 90% of genes that cause diseases are also common between human and mice. On the other hand, mice's small size, high reproduction, and low maintenance costs have caused that thousands of mice around the world are born to die in laboratories every day.
Laboratory mice are infected with diseases viruses such as AIDS virus, Zika, Ebola, cancer, etc., to sacrifice for science on the path of human survival.
I am Adel Pazyar.
I m a Iranian photographer based in Tehran, Iran . My projects focuses on social issues in Iran have been exhibited in various festivals around the world. In 2004 I became a member of “IRNA AGENCY”
I got into photography in 2003 and taught myself auto didactically and by working sporadically with local outlets from 2004 on. In late 2004 I started studying photojournalism and journalism at the University of School Of Media Studies in Tehran, Iran. my work has been on display in several group exhibitions in Paris, Bavaria , Tehran.
Awards and Honors
2016 nomination JOOP SWART MASTERCLASS WORLD PRESS PHOTO
2015 Documentary Winner of the HUMANITY PHOTO AWARDS (HPA)
2015 1st Prize of Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest
2015 1st prize of life press Foto National University "Ostrog Academy"
2014 Silver Medal in the 10th CHIPP contest
2013 golden medal Asahi Shimbon
2012 1st press festival in iran