The Second

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German-Iranian photographer, who has a Law degree and is a graduate of the Ostkreuz School of Photography. Schore was born in Iran, but her parents were forced to flee the country after the Islamic Revolution. As a result, she grew up in Germany that she now calls home. Her body of work, consisting of photography, archive material and interviews explores deeply personal life stories. Schore lives and works in Berlin and Hanover.<\/p><p>Nominations\/Grants<\/p><p>2019 International Photography Grant, Nominee with 'The Second'<\/p><p>2019\tIntarget Photolux Award, Shortlist with 'you never told me about your time in prison'<\/p><p>2019 \tDiscovery Awards 2019, Encontros da Imagem, with 'you never told me about your time in \tprison'<\/p><p>2019 \tNew Talend Award, Winner with 'you never told me about your time in prison'<\/p><p>2019 \tVoies Off Award, Shortlist with \u201eThe Second\u201c<\/p><p>2018 \tVG Bildkunst Grant for \u201eThe Second\u201c<\/p><p>2018 \tnominated for gute Aussichten<\/p><p>2018 \tKolga Tbilisi Photo Award, Shortlist Documentary Series with 'you never told me about \tyour time in prison'<\/p><p>2018 \tLuma Rencontres dummy Book Award Arles, Shortlist with 'you never told me about your \ttime in prison'<\/p><p>2017 \tDOCfield dummy award, finalist and special mention with 'you never told me about your \ttime in prison'<\/p>","long_bio_raw":"Schore Mehrdju is a German-Iranian photographer, who has a Law degree and is a graduate of the Ostkreuz School of Photography. Schore was born in Iran, but her parents were forced to flee the country after the Islamic Revolution. As a result, she grew up in Germany that she now calls home. Her body of work, consisting of photography, archive material and interviews explores deeply personal life stories. Schore lives and works in Berlin and Hanover.\n\nNominations\/Grants\n\n2019 International Photography Grant, Nominee with 'The Second'\n2019\tIntarget Photolux Award, Shortlist with 'you never told me about your time in prison'\n2019 \tDiscovery Awards 2019, Encontros da Imagem, with 'you never told me about your time in \tprison'\n2019 \tNew Talend Award, Winner with 'you never told me about your time in prison'\n2019 \tVoies Off Award, Shortlist with \u201eThe Second\u201c\n2018 \tVG Bildkunst Grant for \u201eThe Second\u201c\n2018 \tnominated for gute Aussichten\n2018 \tKolga Tbilisi Photo Award, Shortlist Documentary Series with 'you never told me about \tyour time in prison'\n2018 \tLuma Rencontres dummy Book Award Arles, Shortlist with 'you never told me about your \ttime in prison'\n2017 \tDOCfield dummy award, finalist and special mention with 'you never told me about your \ttime in prison'","twitter_handle":null,"facebook_handle":null,"skype_handle":null,"google_plus_handle":null,"pinterest_handle":null,"instagram_handle":"schori_dju\/","vimeo_handle":null,"youtube_handle":null,"telephone":null,"show_explicit_content":"0","created_at":"2019-10-08 14:14:46","updated_at":"2019-11-07 17:57:00"}}}