All posts tagged “iran

Rokni Haerizadeh

A Perfect Storm

Nur Shkembi talks to curator Sara Raza about an ongoing exhibition of contemporary Middle Eastern and North African art at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City

Filed under: Art

Mea Culpa

‘It reads as a poem for those who cannot shake the feeling of having left something behind’ – Sayantan Mukhopadhyay on Mea Culpa, Ghazel’s latest solo exhibition in Dubai

Filed under: Art
Fahmida Riaz


Aysha Khan examines the effacement of the female voice in the literary traditions of the Persianate world, from the days of the Mughals to the present


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


Lights, Camera, Revolution

A glance at the history and evolution of Iranian cinema, from Haji Agha and Film Farsi to New Wave modernism, postwar censorship, and widespread international acclaim

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
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
Ali Azimi

Great Expectations

An Iranian rock star in London – Ben Mirza talks to Ali Azimi about the highs and lows of his turbulent career, making it big in the Big Smoke, and whether or not it’s all been ‘worth it’