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Tehran, An Intricate Pictorial Story

With 15 million people residing in Tehran, the capital of Iran, air pollution, traffic, high cost of living, and political instability are amongst the primary words that are often associated to this metropolis. I was born in Tehran and I lived the first 20 years of my life there. I moved to Vancouver, BC to attend university and start my adult life in a more independent way, not possible, or to be more accurate frowned upon, in my home country. I travel to Tehran every year to visit my family, and every time I visit this chaotic city, I am shocked how much it's changing! Everywhere you see, there is a new building, a new store, or a cafe that is by no means aesthetically fitting within its surrounding and is clearly in clash with its context.