Khashayar Javanmardi (Kjavanmardi), born in 1991, is an Iranian lens based artist. His work ranges from stories of social efforts to portraits and essay projects on self-experimental topics. Khashayar mostly works with long-term approaches. He graduated in Art and Architecture from Guilan University of Iran. He graduated in photojournalism from both the Danish Media and Journalism School (DMJX) and Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts in 2020.
Khashayar Javanmardi was recognized with the Iranian Emerging Talented Photographers of the Year Award for three consecutive years. He began working professionally for the Iranian press at the age of 19 through the Jam Photo Agency. He has published in The New York Times, Reuters, Washington Post, Guardian, and most Iranian newspapers and publications. Khashayar Javanmardi is the founder and director at Mamaat Art Collective. He is represented by Silkroad Gallery and currently works as the official photographer of the Plateforme10 Foundation and working with Photo Elysee Museum, Mudac and MCBA in Lausanne, Switzerland.