Art And Culture

Iranian Photos in Lithuania

Iranian Photos in LithuaniaIranian Photos in Lithuania

The Lithuanian Theater, Music and Cinema Museum is hosting a series of photos and fine arts exhibition by a young Iranian artist.

Habib Majidi, a 36-year old cinematographer was invited by a European art center to hold his solo exhibition in Lithuania. The exhibition included 32 images from Persian movies namely ‘The Beautiful City’, ‘M Like Mother’, ‘An Enunciation to a Citizen of the Third Millennium’, ‘Separation’, ‘The Pearl’, ‘Snow on a Hot Roof’, ‘Me and the Beautiful’, ‘The Avalanche’, ‘It’s Almost Morning’, ISNA reported.

“We had 10 months to plan and hold the exhibition and it was hailed by the Lithuanian artists and people,” he said.

LRT, the main Lithuanian TV channel introduced Majidi’s ‘Fish and Moon and ‘Unfinished Story of Movies’ and his professional and artistic background.

Majidi is the only Asian member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) which includes 44 international members. He was also nominated as the best film photographer to receive the Crystal Phoenix award at the 32nd Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF).  

The exhibition will run until May 5.

This is the first time in the history of Iranian cinema that a cinematographer has been invited to hold a solo expo. Earlier, an exhibition of his photos was held in 2013 in Italy.