Silk Road Gallery is the first gallery in Iran dedicated to the medium of photography. Founded in 2001 in Tehran, the gallery exhibits both art and documentary photography. The space of the Silk Road Gallery is a platform made available to the artistic expression of Iranian photographers. Silk Road Gallery’s other activities include participations in international events to present this rich and diverse scene to the Western public. Silk Road Gallery also participates in the well known international art fairs and festivals such as ‘Paris Photo’ Art Dubai’ ‘Les Rencontres d’Arles’.