Lon­don gallery to dis­play photos by Ira­nian film­mak­ers

Tehran Times - - ART & CULTURE -

TEHRAN – The Lon­don branch of CAMA – Con­tem­po­rary and Mod­ern Art Gallery, will be host­ing an ex­hi­bi­tion of photos by a num­ber of pres­ti­gious Ira­nian film­mak­ers dur­ing Septem­ber.

The ex­hibit, which is sched­uled to open on Septem­ber 7, will show­case photos by Ab­bas Kiarostami, Kam­ran Shirdel, Ma­jid Barze­gar, Nasser Taq­vai, Seifol­lah Sa­ma­dian, Mah­mud Kalari, Hamid Je­belli and Ja­far Panahi, the di­rec­tor of Tehran’s CAMA, Mona Khoshe­qbal, said in a press con­fer­ence on Sun­day.

The ex­hi­bi­tion is a se­quel to “Pass­ing through Time”, a show­case that Tehran’s CAMA or­ga­nized ear­lier in June and July.

Two to four photos from each film­maker have been se­lected to be put on dis­play at the ex­hi­bi­tion.

Khoshe­qbal said that the ex­hibit aims to show other sides of the artists.

Photos by Shirdel from the early days of the Is­lamic Revo­lu­tion in 1979 will be dis­played for the first time at the ex­hi­bi­tion that will run un­til Oc­to­ber 23.

A photo from Ab­bas Kiarostami’s series “Four Sea­sons”

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