In a season heavy with Western pressure on Tehran, held in check by Moscow, this exhibition exudes a geopolitical air, one that gallery director Larisa Grinberg is doing her best to dispel. “We didn’t organize this exhibition to take any sort of political stance,” she explained at the gallery opening. “Our objective is to dismiss the prejudices that Russians have against Iranians, and vice-versa.” To that end, the exhibition features the work of five Russian photographers shooting in Iran.
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