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Thomas Dworzak Candle march, Catholic pilgrimage town. Altoetting, Bavaria. Germany. 2017/9. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak Dinner with friends on the balcony of Shavi Lomi restaurant. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2017/08. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak Death boards, wooden planks used to lay deceased people in state and are later displayed at the entrance of the village. Former NATO cold war surveillance towers on top of the mountain Hoher Bogen, (...)
Thomas Dworzak Exhibition in the former Nazi concentration camp near Munich. Dachau, Bavaria. Germany. 2017/09. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak Passageway off Rustavelli Avenue. “Foto” signs. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2017/09. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak Wedding pictures of the family around my mother in laws TV set, showing Turkish TV serials. Tehran, Iran. 2017/09. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak Heights of Sohanak, towards Lavasan. Overlooking the city. Close to where “Taste of the Cherries” was filmed. Tehran, Iran. 2017/09. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak My father, Ernst Dworzak, at the Hrabišin train station. In 1946 they were deported by train to Bavaria as a result of World War II. Village Hrabišin - Rabersdorf. Šumperk / Mährisch Schönberg. Mo (...)
Thomas Dworzak Dali, Kakha’s mother dancing in the rain after a hot day. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2017/09. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak My wife Sahar returning for the first time to her Highschool “Tatbighi”. Her family had fled to Spain after the 1979 revolution but later chose to return to Tehran. Tehran, Iran. 2017/09. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak A family gathering in Darbandsar, a resort town in the mountains outside of Tehran. Darbandsar. Near Tehran, Iran. 2017/09. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Thomas Dworzak My uniform as a photographer with the Georgian military in Afghanistan. Tatoo “Mazoni” - Georgian yoghurt: the first word I learnt in Georgian. In the early 1990’s sellers would walk the streets an (...)
Thomas Dworzak My father walks the fields above the village where his family had a farm until 1946. Village Hrabišin - Rabersdorf, Šumperk / Mährisch Schönberg. Moravia. Czech Republic. 2017/09. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos