M. Amin Nadi’s career in photography and film began in 2005 around the time he was attending the Iranian Youth Cinema Society to satiate his passion for photography and filmmaking. Going to the Iran Broadcasting University, peaked his interest in documentary film making, while he was ameliorating his artistic, technical and historical perspectives on photography. He continued his work focusing on social documentaries, street photography and urban landscapes in order to meet his fine art and journalistic goals. Additionally, he conceived of, shot and edited a 27 minute documentary film, “Hard Candy”, as his undergraduate final project.
Amin is an award winning and shortlisted photographer whose work has been highlighted at several local and international photo festivals and exhibitions including; Six Weeks of Iranian Art in Canada, Focus Iran Exhibition in Los Angeles, Asahi Shimbun of Japan, Sony World Photography Awards, The 12th Iranian biennial of photography and Fadjr International Visual Arts Festival.
His works have been published in National Geographic Magazine, Getty Reportage, The Guardian, and Life Force Magazine in addition to local magazines namely; Chideman. Moreover, he has been a contributing photographer in several online auctions of Seyhoun Art Gallery, located in Tehran, Iran.
Other aspects of his artistic career include but not limited to filmmaking, videography, video editing, researching, writing, and translation. In addition, he has a strong interest in and experience with photography, short documentary films, and video installations.
Currently, Amin is a freelance image-based integrated media artist with a goal to experience a deeper exploration in documentary mediums focusing on multidisciplinary approaches.