|Iranian actress Leila Otadi will
hold a photo exhibition on the architecture of sacred places in
Sweden and Denmark to raise funds for orphaned children and charity
Entitled "Ziggurat", the
exhibit featuring 50 photos will be held at the Niavaran Cultural
Center from September 17 to 23.
"I have taken photos during my trips to different cities in Iran and
other countries. With the help of Ahmad Ahmadi we selected 50 photos
out of 12,000 for the exhibit," Otadi told the Persian service of
She went on to say that she will hold the exhibit at her own expense
due to some problems her colleague faced over holding a joint art
"I choose the title 'ziggurat' for the showcase since the photos are
on religions and architecture that I have taken in different
countries including Austria, Italy, France, and Arab United
Emirates," she mentioned.
"I studied architecture and began taking photos from that time
however, I took up photography as a profession over the past two
years under the supervision of renowned masters," she said.
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