In this episode I’m speaking to documentary photographer and filmmaker Simon Hipkins. Simon has worked professionally in photography and film for 15 years, and has worked as a director/producer, cameraman and editor for documentaries for the BBC and Channel Four....

The colonial management of the Kurdish margins by the Iranian state is reflected in particular in the fate of Kolbars. These women and men are risking their lives carrying goods from Iraq to Iran on their backs. In addition to the dangers of steep, mine-infested...