All posts by “Joobin Bekhrad


Hye Times

US-based DJ and filmmaker Lara Sarkissian – alternatively known as Foozool – presents a playlist of vintage tracks from her mother’s stash of Armenian and Persian vinyl records

Magic of Persia

Remembering Tomorrow

Magic of Persia’s Shirley Elghanian gives Joobin Bekhrad the skinny on her foundation’s upcoming exclusive gala and auction of contemporary Iranian art in Dubai

Filed under: Art
Reem Al Faisal

Shiny Happy People

‘In a way, we put photography on the map in the Middle East, and people started to talk about it, even if they didn’t understand it’ – Reem Al Faisal in conversation with Joobin Bekhrad

Filed under: Art
Sassan Behnam Bakhtiar

Initials B.B.

Joobin Bekhrad talks to France-based artist and entrepreneur Sassan Behnam Bakhtiar about his new foundation and his ambitions to shake up the contemporary Iranian art scene

Filed under: Art
Katerina Belkina

New Horizons

Contemporary Istanbul’s Burcu Öztürkler gives a taste of things to come at the 2015 edition of the art fair featuring a special focus on Tehran

Filed under: Art
Nazif Topcuoglu

Cold Turkey

Turkish artist Nazif Topçuoğlu gives Joobin Bekhrad the skinny on his career, his detractors, and the trials of producing art in present-day Istanbul

Filed under: Art
Serkan Adin

State of the Art

Ahead of the third edition of ArtInternational Istanbul, Joobin Bekhrad talks to museum owner Sevda Elgiz and curator Başak Şenova about the fair, their projects, and the Turkish art scene

Filed under: Art