A picture of a faceless model from Forouhar's "Blind Spot" series.
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Artist from Iran wins Sophie von La Roche award

The Iranian artist and a political and human rights activist Parastou Forouhar has won this year's prestigious Sophie von La Roche award in Germany.

She received the award for her striking pictures which challenge assumptions about gender and identity.

Karen Zarindast reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Mariam Ansari.

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