Sooneh Hera is an Iranian born photographer which exhibition is cancelled for the second time within 6 months.
In respond to the remarks made by Iranian mullah’s sock-puppet President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that Iran is homo-free, "In Iran we don't have homosexuals like you do in your country (USA). In Iran, we do not have this phenomenon.", she decided to made some pictures of her homosexual friends from Iran.
In order not to reveal her friends identities, she portrayed them with the masks of Mohammed and Ali.
I have tried to show a recognisable beauty of homosexuals, but also an alienating beauty that to many may be unimagined, or dishonorable."