Joobin Bekhrad catches up with Iranian-American artist Taravat Talepasand (a.k.a. ‘TVAT’) to discuss her new work, as well as all things Sex, Drugs, and Gol-o-Bolbol™
For the latest episode of our podcast series, Art Dubai Director Myrna Ayad spills the beans on what’ll be going down at this year’s edition of the art fair extraordinaire
Joobin Bekhrad catches up with award-winning multidisciplinary artist Anahita Razmi to resume a conversation about Iranian underwear that began over Persian food and tacky cocktails
On the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of the passing of Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari, Joobin Bekhrad remembers her and two other Iranian luminaries who also met their untimely ends in Paris
Who on earth would want to kill the utterly cool British-Iranian artist Sarah Maple? She doesn’t know, either. Joobin Bekhrad talks to her about her art, flying bricks, and her new book.
For the sixth episode of our podcast series, Joobin Bekhrad talks to US-based Iranian fashion designer Hushidar Mortezaie, better known to the likes of Madonna, Beyoncé, and Brad Pitt as ‘Hushi’
Joobin Bekhrad catches up with Hassan Hajjaj to discuss being decorated by King Mohammed VI, growing up in Morocco and England, and a recent exhibition about black dandyism
What on earth is Sassan doing promoting contemporary Iranian art in the south of France, and why is he so frustrated? Joobin Bekhrad finds out in the fifth episode of REORIENT Radio.
Joobin Bekhrad chats with Afghan musician Qais Essar about his latest album, Tavern of Ruin, and how he’s been giving the music of the robab a contemporary kick
From the days of prophecy and empire to boozy verse and full-blown bacchanalia, Joobin Bekhrad reflects on the rich and colourful tradition of wine guzzling in Iran