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Clara Shuku Mokri is an Indonesian-Iranian photographer, documentary filmmaker and surfer from Los Angeles, living in Santa Cruz, CA. She received her BA from Yale University in 2018, where she was a member of the Varsity Women's Basketball team, and her MJ in Documentary Filmmaking at The University of California, Berkeley in 2021. 


In 2022, she was included in The 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch list. She is an alumni of Eddie Adams XVIII and a member of Diversify Photo and Women Photograph. Her photography was included in TIME's Best Photojournalism of the Year in 2019.

Her work centers around character-driven stories that draw attention to larger societal issues, particularly as they pertain to gender, immigration, climate change, the environment and sports. 

She has published photography in The New York Times, TIME Magazine, The Guardian, The Players' Tribune, The Atlantic, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal and Vice, among others.

She was the co-director and cinematographer the short documentary, Anchored Out, which was acquired by The New Yorker in 2022 and was nominated for an International Documentary Association award in 2021. 

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