Rediscovering Iran - 01

 Pictures From Iran, Daniel Blaufuks, MACK, 2013.

A country increasingly defined outside its own borders by a single issue – the will they, won’t they to and fro of the nuclear question – Iran and its people are too often reduced, despite a rich history, to ominous caricature. Another Iran existed, however, in the mind of Portuguese photographer Daniel Blaufuks, whose childhood fascination with ancient and ‘exotic’ Persia came face to face with the unvarnished reality of everyday life on a journey marked by scenic beauty and the visual fragments where culture and memory meet.

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