Mojgan Ghanbari is an Iranian multi-disciplinary visual artist based in Tehran, Iran, whose work is focused on long-term visual research about Iranian women's agency after the Islamic revolution, family, generational tension, and mental health.vShe has been exhibited internationally and appeared in the NewYorkTimes, Wall Street Journal, Guardian, Polka Magazine, and Le Courrier International Magazine, among others.
Her career in journalism started at the age of 20 with a position at a magazine in Tehran, where she formed friendships with photojournalists and learned about the documentary photography impact as a method of truth-telling in challenging times. She then spent a few years enhancing her photography skill to highlight gender inequality and Iranian youth issues.In 2015, she completed a Masters in photojournalism and documentary photography at the University of the Arts London, London College of Communication. In 2016, She joined the VIIPhoto Agency's Mentor program(a unique initiative that has developed some of the brightest new talents in photojournalism.)
Mojgan has received awards, including the Getty Images grants for editorial photography in 2015, Magnum Photos: Professional Practice in 2015, and Magenta Foundation's 2018 Flash Forward award in 2018.