ARTisSpectrum Vol. 31, May 2014 - page 22

ARTisSpectrum | Volume 31 |
You were trained as a lawyer. What inspired you to move into photography instead?
Law, of course, was a field where I could be touched by people‘s problems very closely. However, after
graduation, I decided to use my legal knowledge to help people in a different way. By illustrating their
problems photographically, I hope to increase awareness. Now I am able to show these images to the
broader world, especially to those who wouldn’t usually notice the plight of marginalized sectors of
Shokoufeh in her Studio
Photography that Inspires and Educates:
Spotlight on Shokoufeh Malekkiani
By Angela Di Bello
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