TEHRAN, Dec.27 (ISNA)-A young Iranian artist won the International Venice Photography 2006 award. The Iranian photographer, Siavash Laghaie won a silver medal in the Black and White Street section for displaying photos that depicted people, bazaars, and cities in Iran along with landscapes of the Persian Gulf isles up to the northern borders.
The photos were displayed in joint galleries with an Italian photographer, Francis San Micheli and another artist from Korea at the "Annis Maria Art Studio" Gallery through the current month.
The photos by the Iranian and Korean photographer were taken on their trips through the Silk Road.
Both artists believing that their works were a journey through time displayed their collections entitled "The Express Train to Iran".
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