Tehran exhibition displays photos of 1979 revolution

February 6, 2018

TEHRAN – An exhibition opened at the Iran Photographers House in Tehran on Monday displaying rarely seen photos of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

A total of 65 photos by Qasem Haj-Mohammadi who worked for the Persian daily Ettela’at in 1979 has been selected for the exhibition entitled “Season of Awakening”, the organizers announced on Tuesday.

The negatives have been damaged over the past four decades therefor some of the pictures have been retouched for the exhibition, which has been organized in collaboration with the Art Bureau.

The showcase will run until February 21 at the center located on the western end of Somayyeh Street.

Photo: An art lover takes photos as she visits an exhibition of photos by Qasem Haj-Mohammadi at the Iran Photographers House in Tehran on February 5, 2018. (Tasnim/Mohammad-Ali Asadi) 

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