Sima Choubdarzadeh

An Iranian documentary photographer. She has a diploma from a regional society of artistic photography. She received the first prize at the Meshgin Shahr Festival 2016 and the Sheed award in Iran 2017. She was among the honourable mentions during the 15th Julia Margaret Cameron Award in the open theme category in 2020. She was a member of the VII Academy with a scholarship in No Man’s Land 2020. Her project My Name Is Fear was also exhibited at Format Festival in Derby in March 2021.
My Name Is Fear
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My Name Is Fear

I was seven years old when I got scared for the first time. I was getting back from school when my friend told me: “Did you know that if you reveal your hair out of your scarf, God will punish you by hanging you from it?”
Sima Choubdarzadeh