Kaveh is an independent documentary photographer and visual essayist. Starting his career with news agencies in 2009, he has pursued his studies in Hannover, Germany and at the University of Wales, Newport. He holds a degree in Communication Design and a degree in Documentary Photography.
Presently he pursues personal socio-political documentary projects and works on commissions, but also gives critical lectures on various aspects of visual communication, such as representation, narrative and professional ethics. With a focus on issues of the European Union, the Middle East, and migration, his work has been published in various credible outlets such as CNN, Der Spiegel, Harper’s Magazine, Helsingin Sanomat, IRIN News, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, NRC Handelsblad, Politiken, Süddeutsche Zeitung and Die Tageszeitung among others. He is the author of Rebordering Europe and has also worked on various projects with NGOs. Besides solo exhibitions of his personal documentary projects, Kaveh’s work has been featured in several group exhibitions in Quanzhou, Tehran and Tbilisi as well as in London, Berlin, Hanover and Munich.
Kaveh fluently speaks English, Farsi and German, has advanced knowledge in French as well as very basic skills in Arabic and Russian. His main areas of journalistic research have so far been the Middle and Near East, Migration, European Union and Resistance Culture. He is currently based in Berlin and welcomes challenging commissions.