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.
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