Mountain Schools – Mohammad Golchin

Exhibited @ Chiang Mai Documentary Arts Festival

Curation by PhotoJourn 

Iran’s population reached 70 million in 2006.

More than two-thirds of the Iranians are under the age of 30, and the literacy rate stands above 80%.

Education in Iran is highly centralized and is divided to K-12 education and higher education.

K-12 education is supervised by the Ministry of Education and

higher education is under supervision of Ministry of Science and Technology.

These photos have been taken in Talesh city (North of IRAN) between 2009-2013.

All of schools are in mountains.

Mohammad Golchin

Nationality: Iranian

Free photographer-Teacher of photography at Iran young cinema Institute

Member of the Iranian Photographers Center



1999 – Special prize of UNESCO

2002 – Special prize of UNESCO

2002 – Gold medal of Asahi Shimbun (Japan)

2003 – Special prize of Photo Edolt (Poland)

2006 – Bornze medal of FIAP(Charlemagne – France)

2007 – Prize of Poland MUSUEM and Special prize of Jury

2008 – Honourable mention of FIAP(Child- Serbestan)

2008 – Pss Merit award- Singapore

2009 – Two Gold medal of FIAP(Berega – Russia)

2009 – Gold medal of FIAP-Italy

2009 – Bornze medal of FIAP(Rock – Serbestan)

2009 – Honourable mention of India(Photolovers-India)

2009 – Silver medal of PSA- USA

2009 – Sony photography award(Music category-France)


More than 100 selected work in:

Italy, Slovakia, Belgium, Cuba, Poland, Australia, Denmark, Japan, France, …

Location :  Polly Gallery – 뽈리화랑 복도 from Nov 1st till the 30th

Polly Gallery - 뽈리화랑 복도

XYZ Gallery

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