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Tehran's Asr Art Gallery Shut-down for displaying "immoral" photos

According to BBC and several Iranian sites, Asr Gallery in Tehran has shut down by the Iranian authorities due to displaying of "immoral" photos. The photos were part of the exhibition by Iranian photojournalist Peyman Hooshmanzadeh which display various people behind windshields. There are also some short writings on the windshields which are a portrayal of what some people display on their cars. The photos which were deemed as "immoral" have some religious writings on the windshield.

Hooshmandzadeh was born in 1969 in Tehran. He has B.A. degree in photography, Azad University, Tehran,Iran.  He has worked for many Iranian magazines and newspapers.

You can see more of  Hooshmandzadeh's photos on the BBC web site.

... Payvand News - 11/29/08 ... --

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