Khashayar Javanmardi – See the Caspian

Prix Elysée 2023

Editor Photo Elysée
Publication date 2023
Dimensions 16.5 x 24 cm
Number of pages 24
ISBN 978‐2‐88350‐120‐1
Price CHF 9.- book only / CHF 45.- book with a print

"As a child, Khashayar Javanmardi counted down the days until he would go to the Caspian Sea to enjoy endless swimming. As a teenager, his first choice for a solo trip was immediately this beautiful blue sea. Later, all his romantic memories took place on the Caspian shorelines. Today, after years of living next to it, watching its gradual destruction and pollution makes him long for its future and past."

Extract from Khashayar Javanmardi – See the Caspian, Editions Photo Elysée, 2023.

The result of a partnership between Photo Elysée and Parmigiani Fleurier, the Prix Elysée is an award that supports production in the field of photography.

Published by Photo Elysée, eight publications present the projects of the eight nominees of the Prix Elysée 2022-2024: Vincen Beeckman, Debi Cornwall, Siân Davey, Nicolai Howalt, Khashayar Javanmardi, Alice Mann, Gloria Oyarzabal and Virginie Rebetez. Designed by the designer Ramon Pez and printed by L'Artiere Edizioni in Bologna, each of these booklets promotes the work in progress for the Prix Elysée and offers an original entry into the personal world of the eight photographers.

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