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Jafar Rahimi

Jafar Rahimi was born in 1991 in Ghor province of Afghanistan. Jafar was graduated from Social Sciences faculty of Bamyan university. He developed interest in photography during his university tenure and was inspired by works of a few prominent photographers. It was through workshops conducted by established photographers Farzana Wahidy, David Bathgate, and Babe Reynol that Jafar learned photography as an art and skill. Interested in media affairs, he also attended reporting and videography courses at Nai Media Institute (NMI) in Kabul. From 2013-15, Rahimi worked as a photographer and reporter for local journals in Bamyan and Ghor. Afterwards, he became a photographer for the Afghanistan Development Peace and Research Organization (ADPRO). In 2015, together with colleagues, Jafar founded Jade Abrisham Weekly in Kabul, where he was in charge of photography and reporting.