Maziar Hooshmand, vancouver, BC Member Since October 2008 Artist Statement I was born in Tehran, Iran, i currently live in Vancouver, B.C. my academic background is in Literature and visual arts/multimedia. I started taking pictures with my father's 35mm Minolta Camera when I was very young and ever since developed a passion for photography and visual arts in general. I work as part of an I.T. team with a company in Richmond, BC.