Inside Iris Nights
Ara Oshagan discusses finding the right moments as a photographer, the theme of identity in his photographs and his "Father Land" project.
Ara Oshagan is a photographer and installation artist whose work revolves around the intersecting themes of identity, community and history. His first book, Father Land, was published in 2010. Two other books, Mirror and iwitness, will be published this year and next.
Oshagan’s work has been reviewed and featured in Mother Jones, the...
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