All posts tagged “persian

Taravat Talepasand

Made in Iran, Born in America

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

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White Sun of the Desert

From Tashkent to Tbilisi

How were the Soviet Union’s Central Asian and Caucasian minorities portrayed in film, and why was this? To find out, Valeriya Nakshun takes a look at Russian history and the ‘Soviet eastern’ genre.

Bahman Jalali

Iranian Voices

Lizzy Vartanian Collier visits the British Museum to explore a small, yet telling exhibition of works on paper bringing together past and current generations of Iranian artists

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Canan

Fables for Adults

Miniature paintings, big trouble, not a damn given – Joseph Flaherty travels to Istanbul to visit the studio of the artist formerly known as Canan Şenol

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Ghazel

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

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Fahmida Riaz

Face-Off

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