Doors wide shut
Photographs by Hadi Haraji
September 27, 1999
Everyone is doing Abyaneh these days. There are films made there. Writers
tell stories set in this small town -- or large village -- near Kashan.
If you are a photographer and still have not shot Abyaneh, well, there's
something wrong with you.
But forget the annoying fact that Abyaneh has become chic. Take it for
what it is -- without the hype. It doesn't dazzle you like Isfahan or
overwhelm like Persepolis. It charms with its modesty and subtle beauty.
Here are some photos of Abyaneh by Hadi Haraji. These doors make us
feel exactly as we are: outsiders ... GO
TO FIRST PHOTO
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