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Kianoush Saadati

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Kianoush Saadati is a documentary photographer and visual researcher with a focus on humanitarian issues. He was born on August 12th, 1990 in Gorgan, Iran, and holds an MSc. in Applied Chemistry. After finishing university, and due to his academic background and his passion for visual storytelling, Saadati conducted a number of visual research projects on environmental pollution. Subsequently, in 2018, and after only two years of being active in the field, he won the Grand Photography Workshop award of NVP Images (Canada) for his project which demonstrated the issue of microwave pollution in Tehran. Since then, he has joined NVP Images as a photo contributor. These days, Saadati mostly works on long-term projects in his province of Golestan. He plans to gather enough visual evidence to address and demonstrate the invisible negative impact of environmental pollution on human life and the planet.