Parisa is an Iranian-Canadian documentary photographer based between Iran and Dubai, covering the region. Her work explores the relationship between belonging, loss and isolation.
Parisa lived and worked in Uganda for a year covering social and cultural issues in rural communities. During her time there, she worked as a freelance photographer for the Associated Press. In 2015, Parisa was an Artist in Residence at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York City under the direction of Mike Kamber. In 2017, she was selected to participate in the New York Times Portfolio Review and the Angkor Workshop in Cambodia.
Her work has been published in the New York Times, The Guardian, Associated Press, BBC, Glamour, Christian Science Monitor and Washington Times. Other clients have included Sesame Workshop, International Rescue Committee, Northwestern University, East Wing Gallery, Gulf Photo Plus, and Raising Voices.