Iranian Art

HYPER PLANET Releases “Red Autumn,” Dedicated To Fellow Iranians

Tehran Progressive Metal Outfit Hyper Planet recently released their latest single, red autumn. The track is dedicated to Mahsa Amini and in support and solidarity with all the brave Iranian women and girls on the front line to achieve their freedom in Iran. singer/guitarist Amin Safar and bassist Armin Saffer …

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Court sentences ‘rioter’ to death – DW – 11/13/2022

A Tehran court on Sunday handed down a death sentence linked to “riots”, the judiciary’s website Mizan Online said. Iran has been rocked by nationwide protests since the death of Jina Mahsa Amini in police custody. The 22-year-old was arrested by Iran’s notorious vice police for allegedly improperly dressing in …

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The Canberra Short Film Festival is packed with talent from around the world

posted on November 11, 2022 There’s a power to be found in this (not so) little festival that calls Canberra home. It’s a place where our local talent shines, where emerging filmmakers find their voices, and where international filmmakers bring their diverse narratives to the screen. Back for his 27e …

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Hackers threaten to leak Medibank data, Russian tycoon admits interference in US elections and Rebel Wilson’s first child – as it happened

(CNN) Speaker of the United States House Nancy Pelosi gave her first interview since her husband, Paul, was injured by a mugger in their San Francisco home. Ms Pelosi told CNN she was sleeping in Washington DC when her doorbell rang early in the morning. “I look up, I see …

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Iran admits sending drones to Russia for the first time

Iran’s foreign minister has acknowledged for the first time that his country supplied drones to Russia, insisting the transfer came before Moscow’s war on Ukraine that saw the Iranian-made drones hit Kyiv. Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian’s comments come after months of confusing messages from Iran about arms delivery as …

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Appeal by Ukrainian Jews to the President, Government, Knesset and Civil Society of Israel – UJE

Posted in: Russia-Ukraine War [Editor’s note: From Euromaidan Press, where the English-language version of the appeal was published: After Russia launched an attack on Kyiv with Iranian Shahed-136 drones, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba asked Israel to provide air defense weapons. Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz rejected the request, mainly because Israel depends on …

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Seemab Gul: Powerful Sandstorm of important stories about women

female perspective: Seemab GulBy: ASJAD NAZIR Award-winning short film Sandstorm has swept through international festivals and received wide acclaim for tackling the tricky terrain of internet dating in a conservative Muslim society. The Oscar qualifying shorts, executive produced by Jemima Khan, questions theobjectification of the female body and its relationship …

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Israeli president gives US information on Iranian drones in Ukraine

Israeli President Herzog says he is sharing intelligence with the United States to prove that Iran supplied Russia with weapons used in its invasion of Ukraine. Herzog’s office said in a statement that it would share images assessed by Israel that show similarities between drones shot down in Ukraine and …

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Here are the best stands at Asia Now Paris 2022 – ARTnews.com

One of Paris’ most iconic buildings, La Monnaie, serves as the setting for the eighth edition of Asia Now Paris, an ambitious art fair that brought together more than 75 galleries from across Asia. For its first show since the start of the pandemic and its first at La Monnaie, …

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Rare Indian works of art among those offered at Christie’s auction in London

New Delhi: Christie’s will auction art from the Islamic and Indian worlds, including Oriental rugs and carpets, which will take place live at its auction house in London later this month. On the Indian front, there will be paintings around the Mughal, Rajput, Deccani and Pahari schools of the learned …

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Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof gassed in Iranian prison

Panahi’s wife says her husband had “the worst hours of his life” when Evin prison burned down on Saturday, but confirmed the two political prisoners were alive. Jafar Panahi in “Three Faces” ©Kino International / Everett Collection A deadly fire broke out on Saturday evening at Evin prison, a Tehran …

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Priyanka Chopra faces backlash for her support of Iranian women

Actress Priyanka Chopra faced backlash on Twitter on Saturday after showing her support for Iranian women protesting the death of Mahsa Amini. Taking to Instagram, she shared a black and white artwork dedicated to Mahsa, with several women, placed over her hair, protesting, Priyanka wrote: “Women in Iran and around …

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San Francisco cyclist goes viral for rides supporting protests in Iran

English It’s not often you see Persian text overlaid on a map of San Francisco. This has happened not once, but three times since last week to show support for ongoing protests in Iran over the death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman. Mahsa Amini died in custody after the country’s …

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UN Weekly Summary: September 24-30, 2022

The United Nations – Editor’s note: Here’s a quick look at what the international community has been up to over the past week, as seen from the perch of the United Nations. Ukrainian Zelenskyy informs the Security Council Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that …

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This week: Trouble in Iran and the last Artemis I’m delaying

September 26, 2022 Hello from USC Media Relations. Middle East experts are available to discuss the current unrest in Iran following the death of a young woman almost two weeks ago. In addition, an expert in space projects explains why the delays affecting NASA’s Artemis I mission are “completely normal”. …

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US issues license to extend Internet access to Iranians

The US Treasury Department said on Friday it was updating guidance to US tech companies to expand the range of internet services available to Iranians, countering a move by the Iranian government this week to block internet access to its citizens. . As street protests continued in Iran on Wednesday, …

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Meet UConn’s MFA Studio Art Class of 2025

Posted inSponsored This three-year, fully-funded graduate program in southern New England culminates in a New York gallery exhibition and on-campus thesis exhibition. UConn MFA Studio Art Class of 2025, left to right: Mahsa Attaran, Amira Brown, Monica Hamilton, Hanieh Kashani (seated), and Anna Schwartz Meet the University of Connecticut (UConn) …

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Black Sole Night: Teenagers take adults on tour in Brisbane – and it’s brilliant mayhem | performance art

I follow 16 teenagers through central Brisbane, joining a caravan of lanky bodies, braces and broken voices. I’m attending a rehearsal of Nightwalks with Teenagers, a production at this year’s Brisbane Festival. In three days, they will open to a sold-out season. I was warned before my arrival: you are …

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UCLA to welcome sitar legend Shujaat Husain Khan

For more than four decades, Shujaat Khan has been recognized as one of the foremost sitar masters of Hindustani classical music. On Friday, October 7 at 7:00 p.m., Khan will complete a week-long residency as Dr. Sambhi’s Visiting Artist at the Herb Alpert UCLA School of Music with a free …

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Report shows almost total erasure of Armenian heritage sites

A new report from Caucasus Heritage Watch (CHW) led by Cornell has compiled decades of high-resolution satellite imagery to document the complete destruction of Armenian cultural heritage in the Azerbaijan Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan from the late 1990s . Moreover, the latest finding from CHW’s Heritage Watch project suggests that …

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Really old fort with great views

TEHRAN – After nearly two millennia, the ruins of Narin Fortress still tower imposingly above the oasis city of Meybod in the heart of Iran. Revealing three layers of construction, the oldest foundations suggest that some sort of settlement was built here as early as 4000 BC. Legend has it …

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Reproduction of a Persian royal dress smuggled into Israel

The royal dress worn by the last Persian queen was secretly reproduced by Iranian craftsmen and smuggled out of the country to be displayed in a museum in Jerusalem. The original dress was worn by Farah DIba, during her marriage to Iranian Shah Reza Pahlavi in ​​1967 and during her …

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New Military Watercraft Join Iranian Navy – Politics News

At a ceremony attended by Iran’s Armed Forces Chief of Staff Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri and Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani on Sunday in the port city of Bandar Abbas , in the south of the country, the new local equipment joined the navy fleet. The craft included …

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Iran equips 51 cities with civil defense systems to monitor and repel threats: Defense Ministry official

Iran’s Defense Ministry has equipped 51 cities across the country with civil defense systems to monitor and thwart any threats as soon as possible, a senior defense official said. Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Mehdi Farahi said on Saturday that this civil defense equipment will help Iran’s armed forces carry …

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Qatar Tourism opens its first office in Tehran

Doha: Aiming to attract more than six million international visitors a year by 2030, Qatar Tourism (QT) opened its first representative office in Tehran, Iran earlier this month, adding to the vast growing network of QT offices around the world. Marked as QT’s 13th global opening, the office will carry …

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Iran’s ancient carpet tradition gets a makeover as sales plummet

Striking geometric shapes reminiscent of 20th century abstract art are not what you would expect to see adorning a handmade Iranian rug. But changing tastes and increased competition from Asia have forced some professionals to rethink and resize a tradition that is more than 2,000 years old. “A revolution is …

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“The reach of aesthetics” extends to Iranian bookstores

TEHRAN — A Persian translation of “The Reach of the Aesthetic: Collected Essays on Art and Nature” by English philosopher Ronald William Hepburn has arrived in Iranian bookstores. Masud Olya is the translator of the 2001 book published by Qoqnus. This book focuses on the rich web of interrelationships between …

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SSWANA ‘Jeweled Rice’ Art Exhibit in Oakland Drops Term ‘Middle East’

Besides art, the gallery is complemented by a rotating orbit of food offerings. “Art galleries can be very exclusive and unattractive because of the way they’re painted or because of the people we think frequent these spaces,” says Djavahery. “Food is an easy way to invite people in.” The chefs …

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Sales of Salman Rushdie books surge following assassination attempt

Sales of Salman Rushdie’s controversial 1988 novel ‘The Satanic Verses’ surged in the days after the Indian-born writer was repeatedly assaulted and stabbed in New York state on August 12 . Readers have bought the novel in solidarity with the gravely injured author, even as the Iranian regime, which has …

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Singer Homayun Shajarian on tour in Canada with the Shiavosh Ensemble

TEHRAN – Singer Homayun Shajarian and Ensemble Siavosh will be in Canada in September to delight fans of Persian music with renditions of their memorable songs. They will resume “Be Rang-e Seda” (“In Color of Voice”), a series of concerts given at the Grand Hall of the Interior Ministry in …

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Iranian artist Mani Mehrzad wins Chairman’s Award at Art Revolution Taipei

TEHRAN – Iranian artist Mani Mehrzad has won the President’s Award from Art Revolution Taipei. He received the prize for “The Snow Geography”, his acrylic painting on canvas of 180×120 cm. The surreal triptych artwork shows human-like creatures fighting against each other. Championship, the grand prize of Art Revolution Taipei …

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Five of Salman Rushdie’s best books – The Hill

The story at a glance After Salman Rushdie published his 1988 novel The Satanic Verses, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, then leader of Iran, issued a fatwa calling for his death. ‘Midnight’s Children’ won the Booker Prize in 1981 and was awarded ‘Best Novel of All Winners’ twice. Rushdie’s sixth novel, “The …

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Artist Ali-Akbar Sadeqi hangs the results of his madness at the Tehran gallery

TEHRAN — A gallery in Tehran is holding an exhibition of works by veteran artist Ali-Akbar Sadeqi, which the artist considers representative of his mania for art. The ideas for the colorful works of art featured in the exhibition titled “Mad” at the Parallel Circuit Gallery seem to come from …

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Publication of Croatian adventurer Ivan Dogic’s book on Iranian children

TEHRAN — Croatian adventurer Ivan Dogic’s illustrated book on Iranian children was recently published in Zagreb, Croatia. Dogic visited Iran in 2016 for the first time. During his second trip to the country, he met Iranian tour guide Fariba Fadai, whom he married, and together they now live in the …

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Bolton was the target of a murder plot in the Iranian American Guard case | app

A member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has been accused by the United States of plotting to assassinate former national security adviser John Bolton. Shahram Poursafi’s alleged plan was likely to avenge the January 2020 death of Iranian Qasem Soleimani, commander of the IRGC’s elite Quds Force, according to …

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Azadeh Shladovsky: Visual Consciousness – TLmagazine

Whether it’s beautifully crafted sculptural furniture, concept art, or film, Azadeh Shladovsky challenges our perceptions and thwarts artifice on social issues such as homelessness, the current state of the “American Dream,” as well as the supposed ideas around language and communication. His use of Braille, textured surfaces or unexpected materials …

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Cannes Best Actor winner Shahab Hosseini to star in Mitra Tabrizian’s ‘The Far Mountains’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Shahab Hosseini, winner of the Best Actor award at Cannes in 2016 for his intricate and layered performance in Oscar-winning Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’, is attached to star in Mitra Tabrizian’s ‘The Far Mountains’. A coming-of-age tale nuanced with an allegorical undertow, “The Far Mountains” marks Tabrizian’s sequel to his …

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International Photo Exhibition Opens in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province

Visitors pose in front of artworks during the 18th China International Photographic Art Exhibition (CIPAE), which opens in Wuxi, east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug 3, 2022. Photo : Courtesy of Zhang Shuangshuang The 18th China International Photographic Art Exhibition (CIPAE) kicked off Wednesday in Wuxi, east China’s Jiangsu Province. Nearly …

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Niasar’s Chahar-Taq is an example of Sasanian architecture, says tourism official

TEHRAN — A tourism official said Niasar’s Chahar-Taq, which is an ancient square-shaped brick hall topped with a domed roof, is an example of fine architecture during the Sasanian era. “The Chahar-Taq (Chahartaq) of Niasar is a clear example of architectural knowledge and building technology in the Sasanian era, and …

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Disfigured colorful art installation near Vegas needs cleaning | app

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stephanie Heiner arrives at the Seven Magic Mountains public art exhibit on the outskirts of Las Vegas and shakes her head in disbelief at the mess. The desert art installation of seven towers of brightly painted rocks up to 35 feet high, and with the mountain …

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KMC to name park after Hazrat Salman Farsi on 75th anniversary of Pak-Iran relations

Karachi Administrator Lawyer Murtaza Wahab on Friday approved two Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) resolutions requesting that the park near the Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Iran be named after Hazrat Salman Farsi, and the Gosha Art Park in Boat Basin, Clifton, after famous musician Sohail Rana. In a …

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Mehwish Hayat – the leading lady

Imaintenance Known for her starring roles in films like Load Wedding, Actor-in-Law and Punjab Nahi Jaungi, Mehwish Hayat has dominated the big screen ever since. Although she is popularly recognized as a movie actress, Mehwish got her start on the small screen. She gave memorable performances in drama serials like …

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Dubai: the scene of cultural diversity – News

Artists of all ethnicities, cultures and colors are the hallmark of the region’s artistic landscape; they say how welcome they feel here Published: Sun 24 Jul 2022, 00:16 The United Arab Emirates is home to over 200 nationalities, which is just one of the many reasons each of us experiences …

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The exhibition explores the shift from paisley prints from Persian palaces to psychedelic symbolism

Paisley, the teardrop pattern that has decorated everything from Torah scrolls to bandanas, has its moment in “Paisley, a Princely Pattern,” an exhibit at the Museum of Islamic Art in Jerusalem. The design-focused exhibition, open since May, oscillates between past and present as it follows the metamorphosis of cashmere from …

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North Vancouver could build a memorial for the victims of Flight 752

“When the hard times come, we’re here for each other. We’re here for each other because we all want to belong.” The city of North Vancouver should host a permanent memorial for those killed in the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, Mayor Linda Buchanan said. The Council passed …

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Defective tiles will be removed from the majestic Imam Mosque

TEHRAN — Earlier this year and after years of restoration, scaffolding was partially dismantled from the dome of the majestic Imam Mosque. However, it revealed rows of faulty tiles, which are now promised to be replaced with flawless tiles. “Defective and problematic tiles that cause irregularities in the surface of …

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ARTNYC gallery presents a new exhibition: The Touch of Natural Energy

NEW YORK – July 13, 2022 – (Newswire.com) ARTNYC Gallery will present a new exhibition, showing paintings by Iranian artist Azita Sadeghi, with insight into modern Iranian art, inspired by modern artist Sohrab Sepehri, in collaboration with artist Song E Yoon, an artist Korean that focuses on contemporary art. The …

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Houthi ‘gang’ loots Sanaa radio station in defiance of court order

LONDON: Marrakech has been ranked seventh in a new list of the world’s 53 best cities, compiled by British events magazine Time Out. Dubai (40), Abu Dhabi (45) and Doha (53) are the other Arab cities that have received praise for their offerings in nightlife, quality of life and practical …

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Iranian filmmakers Mohammad Rasoulof and Mostafa Al-Ahmad arrested

His producing partners say he and his colleague Mostafa Al-Ahmad have been “moved to an unknown location”. Mohammad Rasoulof, the Golden Bear-winning director of “There Is No Evil” and outspoken critic of Iran’s authoritarian government, was arrested on Friday alongside filmmaker Mostafa Al-Ahmad. Since returning to Iran in 2017, Rasoulof …

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Dash Arts opens the door to DIDO’S BAR in September

Set in a music club, on the Edge of Belonging, Dido’s Bar is a new immersive theater and musical production that will open at The Factory in London’s historic Royal Docks on September 23 (Press Night September 28) ahead of a tour in Manchester, Leicester, Portsmouth, and Oxford. Dido’s Bar …

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Experts discuss traces of Persian rugs in literature

TEHRAN — A number of novelists and short stories are scheduled to discuss the impact of Persian rugs and carpets on Iranian literature. The meeting titled “Carpet Through Stories” will be held at the Carpet Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran on Tuesday evening, CHTN reported. Featuring a wide variety …

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Magnum photographers challenged to photograph Swiss democracy

(MENAFN-Swissinfo) A team of four photographers from the prestigious Magnum agency arrived in Bern last month for one of their toughest assignments. Accustomed to surveying the hottest crisis zones on the planet, they are now preparing to document the placid workings of Swiss democracy. This content was published on July …

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The High Museum will spotlight Iranian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian in his first posthumous exhibition in the United States

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (1922-2019) was one of Iran’s most famous and revered visual artists, known internationally for her mirrored geometric sculptures which combined the mathematical order and beauty of ancient Persian architectural motifs with the forms and patterns of post-war abstraction. . The High Museum of Art will present the …

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An overview of the Iranian art of embroidery

TEHRAN – The Iranian art of embroidery, Monjugh-Douzi, has long been applied to ornate garments, headwear, bags, decorative pictures, pencil holders, stamp or brush cases, belts and to necklaces to name a few. Monjugh-Duzi is the art of sewing Mojugh beads onto fabrics. Experts believe that the skill of delicate …

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IFMA recognizes Javad Nasiri as President of Iran Muaythai

TEHRAN – International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA) Secretary General Stephan Fox has said that they have just recognized Javad Nasiri as President of the Iranian Muaythai Federation. The Iranian ministry reportedly asked the Muaythai association, headed by Javad Nasiri, to work under the supervision of a martial arts association, …

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The intersection of art, education and cultural awareness

Artist Rich Tu combines culture, education and community in his work. Rich You The visual arts sector continues to grow at a rapid pace integrating applications of artistic and technological talent into the entertainment, fashion and marketing industries across the globe. Students are clamoring for more educational opportunities to get …

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Anita Leisz: Würdigungspreis des Landes Steiermark für bildende Kunst 2020 / Yalda Afsah: Every word was once an animal – Announcements

HALLE FÜR KUNST Steiermark is delighted to present the 2022 summer program with two major solo exhibitions of the work of artists Anita Leisz and Yalda Afsah. Both exhibitions present new productions and publications developed by the respective artists. Anita LeiszThe visual language of Anita Leisz’s sculptures, objects and installations …

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Stranded in Iran: Refugee theater maker Peyvand Sadeghian recounts the experience that shaped her career

To mark World Refugee Day 2022, Euronews Culture tells the stories of refugee artists and performers in Europe. The worst birthday in the life of Peyvand Sadeghian? When she turned 11 during an extended stay in Iran. “My family tried to make it fun, but it didn’t really work,” says …

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Photographer Armin Amirian ranks second in Alpine Fellowship visual arts competition

TEHRAN – Iranian photographer Armin Amirian finished second in the Alpine Fellowship Visual Arts Prize 2022. He won the award for his work “Analog-1”, a monochrome Type-C digital print that shows half-naked boys climbing ladders on a snow-capped mountain overlooking a city. Amirian, 27, is a self-taught artist who spent …

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The Nashville Ledger

FLIGHT. 46 | NOPE. 24 | Friday, June 17, 2022 By Hollie Deese Updated at 3:55 p.m. At the Nossi College of Art graduation ceremony in Madison earlier this month, the school’s founder Nossi Vatandoost, 88, was on stage to present diplomas to the dozens of students who graduated graduating …

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Siberian prosecutor seeks jail term for LGBT artist for work depicting female body parts

All bridges in the city of Syevyerodonetsk in eastern Ukraine have been destroyed and the conditions for people remaining in the city are “extremely difficult”, the military governor of the Luhansk region told RFE/ RL. “All the bridges have been destroyed, so it’s impossible to bring anything into the city …

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Oyster Ornament Exhibition | Iran oyster ornament

The main objective of the exhibition is to introduce craftsmanship in the form of oyster ornaments to lovers of works of art that combine tradition and modernity by presenting objects in a prestigious and artistic place. History of ornaments in Iran Human beings have always felt the need for ornaments …

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An interview with the stars of Leila’s Brothers – The Upcoming

“How to do a true portrait of life”: Interview with the stars of Leila’s Brothers June 8, 2022 The third feature film by Iranian filmmaker Saeed Roustayi has been invited to the Official Competition of the 75e edition of the Cannes festival this year, where it won the FIPRESCI Critics’ …

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Could seizing Russian assets help rebuild Ukraine?

Inot 2011 Viktor Vekselberg, a metal magnate and Kremlin insider, visited the design team of the Tango, a $90 million yacht he had commissioned, to oversee its construction. His attention to detail proved his downfall. When Mr Vekselberg faced US sanctions in 2018, his overseas assets were frozen, but not …

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Easkey Britton’s modest jumpsuit inspired by Iranian women – The Irish Times

Easkey Britton is a well-known Irish surfer, marine social scientist and author. In her book Saltwater in the Blood, there is a paragraph that begins: “A woman recently wrote to me from Iran: ‘I finally understood the most important skill for surfing – connecting with Mother Ocean. Believe it or …

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Passport to the Performance Art of Persian Calligraphy Fundraiser to be Held in Encinitas

Dancer Kosat Abassi (Mohtadi Mirak) Encinitas Friends of the Arts, in partnership with the City of Encinitas, presents Passport to Persian Calligraphy Performance Art on Saturday, June 18 from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive in Encinitas. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. General admission is …

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“We create theater with our heart and ourselves”

The stories that take place far from us can be the most important to live. Hamid Dehghani, a graduate student at the School of Communication, believes that as a director he has a responsibility to intentionally challenge misconceptions. “We don’t need to follow the current trend — we create trends. …

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Iran’s National Commission for UNESCO Selects “No Prior Appointment” as Film of the Year

TEHRAN — The autism drama “No Prior Appointment” has been selected as Film of the Year by Iran’s National Commission for UNESCO. This film was chosen for its special consideration for autism, the commission announced on Monday. The acclaimed drama directed by Behruz Shoeibi is set to be reviewed Thursday …

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Celebrating the legacy of renowned Iranian film scholar Hamid Naficy

Scholars from Northwestern University and beyond will gather June 2-3 to celebrate the contributions of Emeritus Professor Hamid Naficy, a world authority on Iranian cinema and diaspora studies. Naficy is a pioneering scholar in the cultural studies of diaspora and exile, postcolonial cinemas and media, and Iranian and Middle Eastern …

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Russia looks to Iran for lessons of life under long-term sanctions

Placeholder while loading article actions You are reading an excerpt from Today’s WorldView newsletter. Subscribe to get the restincluding news from around the world, interesting insights and must-know opinions delivered to your inbox every weekday. Freelance Russian journalist Alexey Pivovarov wondered what life might be like under years of economic …

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Niv Sultan tells Glenn Close how she became a Mossad agent

Photo courtesy of Niv Sultan. Tehran returns this month for its second season, much to the delight of adrenaline junkies everywhere. The spy thriller Isreali – set in the Iranian capital and featuring dialogue in Hebrew, Farsi and English – follows Tamar Rabinyan, an Iranian-born Israeli and rookie Mossad agent, …

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Start of restoration work on 30 monuments in Tehran

TEHRAN — Restoration work has started on a selection of 30 historic sites and aging buildings in Tehran province on the occasion of the national cultural heritage week, which started on Wednesday. A budget of 120 billion rials ($414,000) has been allocated for the mass catering project, the province’s deputy …

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Chinese anime film removed from Directors’ Fortnight at eleventh hour

Censorship is a huge problem in China, as it is in Iran and some other countries, and governments are becoming less and less tolerant of criticism. We have just seen it at Cannes, at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs. This, along with Critics’ Week, are two important components that accompany the …

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AIMS President Fox Warns Iranian Sports Ministry Over Muaythai Conflict In Country

TEHRAN – The Secretary General of the International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA), Stephan Fox, who is also Vice President of the World Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) and President of the Alliance of Recognized Independent Sports Members (AIMS) has warned that Iran’s sports ministry should not try to …

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The Ministry of Tourism celebrates the birthday of Hossein Mahjubi, painter of peace and paradise

TEHRAN – The 92nd birthday of painter Hossein Mahjubi was celebrated by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts on Friday. The celebration attended by Deputy Tourism Minister Saeid Ohadi and Secretary of Iran’s Strategic Council for Foreign Relations Abbas Araghchi was held at Sadabad Cultural and Historical Complex. …

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Why it’s important to never abandon old friends

The pandemic of recent years has disrupted education, pushing children and educators into online classrooms. Many of these classrooms still remain virtual, with Zoom as the only method of connection. But what if schools had closed, due to widespread protests, tanks in the streets and the declaration of martial law? …

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Italian gallery identifies ‘manipulated genes’ influencing Iranian new media artists

TEHRAN — Italy’s Weber & Weber Gallery in Turin presented works by Iranian new media artists in an exhibition titled “Manipulated Genes” from March 24 to May 7. The artistic project is part of a series of three parallel exhibitions in France, Italy and Germany, the organizers announced. The exhibition …

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The Ghazi exhibition at the art center includes the First Friday reception

Some of Ghazal Ghazi’s works at the Salina Art Center.Photos by Hannah Crickman courtesy of Salina Art Center”/>Some of Ghazal Ghazi’s works at the Salina Art Center. Photos by Hannah Crickman courtesy of Salina Art Center By SALINA POST Themes of heritage and family histories are central to the Salina …

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Art teachers win international film award – the nicholls value

Marjan Khatibi, assistant professor of art at Nicholls State University, recently won an ANMTN for an animated short she created that focuses on women’s rights. Khatibi made this short while he was a graduate student at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She had the honor of receiving the prize …

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