The Double Life of Iranian youth
• The Double Life of Iranian youth
Most young Iranians living a double life, because their country was in the heart of the cultural collision of East and West.
For the German-Iranian photojournalist Kaveh Rostamhani work on this photo project was very special. "I was wondering what would have happened to me if I had not left Iran?". Having spent in Iran in 2012 and 2013., Rostamhani gained access to the private lives of young people from the middle class, which is ready to show to us.
Despite the fact that over time, small "loop" in the strict Islamic rules system, and now girls can smoke hookah in the water, and couples in love to coo softly on the hills of Tehran, many young people are still afraid to open their privacy prying eyes.
Samana and Sian are resting on the hills Kuhsar leaving Tehran.
Young people sunbathing by the pool on private land in northern Iran. For sexual segregation is strictly monitored by the pool.
Hamed, a local photographer from Isfahan, photographs of models in his studio.
The bedroom of a girl named ATUS in Karaj, near Tehran.
The young Iranians at a private party in Tehran.
Arese Negara and smoke hookah in Tehran coffee shop. Usually, girls must be accompanied by men, if they want to smoke.
Men yoga in Tehran.
Girls playing backgammon in a private villa in northern Iran.
Relatives Shore photographed during a wedding ceremony in Karaj. Wedding in modern Iran could cost 30 000 dollars.
Qasr with friends relaxing at the villa while on holiday.
Girls in front of a party in a private home in northern Iran.
Group "Garage480" rehearses in Isfahan.
Exhibition of contemporary clothing in Tehran.
Sina surf on the internet in Tehran. Many sites, such as Facebook, are blocked, but some netizens are able to overcome the state ban.