Born in Tehran in 1982, Maryam Ashrafi is impassioned for sociology which led her to focus on social and political matters in countries around the world

Graduated with a BA in social documentary photography from the University of Wales Newport in England, she started to explore the social and political issues from the Kurds in Kurdistan to France where she worked on various subjects: refugees in Paris, mobilisations of the Kurdish and Iranian diasporas and the Indignants Movement.

She is a Freelance photographer based in Paris and ready to accept assignments

Solo Exhibitions

  • Mairie 15em-Paris ​2016
  • The International House of Rennes​- 2016​
  • ​A night with Rojava- London 2016
  • ​AUX GRANDS VOISINS​- ​Paris ​2016​

Group exhibitions

  • The Guardian News & Media- London 2017
  • The War Zone Freelance Exhibition – Brussels ​2016
  • The Tbilisi Photo Festival- Tbilisi 2016
  • The Museum of Military History- Austria 2016
  • Hinterland Gallery- Vienna 2015
  • Angkor Photo Festival- Cambodia 2015
  • International Women conference at SOAS University- London 2015​