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TEHRAN – (Iranart) Seventy-seven Iranian photographers are displaying their works in an exhibition at Tehran’s E1 Gallery to commemorate the death anniversary of legendary artist Abbas Kiarostami.

The exhibit titled “A Piece of Life” also aims to raise funds for the Child Foundation, an international charity organization that helps poor talented school children.

A number of artists and cineastes including Reza Kianian, Roya Nonahali, Mahnaz Afshar, Saber Abar and Mahtab Keramati attended the opening ceremony of the exhibition on Friday.

Kiarostami, who also was a prominent poet and photographer, died of cancer last year on July 5 at the age of 76.

The exhibit will be running for two weeks in the gallery located at 1 Hamid Dead End, off Lesani Alley, Jebheh St., off Mahdieh St., in the Elahieh neighborhood.

 

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