Iranian Art

Read the latest articles on Baluch embroidery, children of West Balochistan, and more.

05 Jan 2022 Braanz: Read the latest articles on Baluch embroidery, children of West Balochistan, etc. As part of the Braanz project, UNPO is coordinating with Baloch and Farsi-speaking writers to contribute to a authentic multilingual Iranian publication. This December editing the editors posted stories and articles in 3 languages. …

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Two years later, flight 752 crash inspires healing game

Majid Tafreshi was in rehearsal when he learned of the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 in Tehran, killing 176 people. The Iranian-Canadian actor and playwright has done what artists often do in times of conflict and sought to channel his grief into inspiration and healing. On Saturday January …

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Ithra celebrates and reflects on a busy and award-winning year 2021

RIYAD: The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture in Saudi Arabia, also known as Ithra, this year presented more than 7,000 programs and initiatives in the fields of art, knowledge, culture, creativity and society, and welcomed more than 500,000 local and international visitors, the organization said. In addition, approximately 4,000 …

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290 Sassanid coins recovered at Kermanshah

TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have seized 290 ancient pieces from a gang of antique dealers in Kermanshah, western Iran. In this regard, the forces in charge of protecting cultural heritage, under the guise of buyers, reached an agreement with the gang, according to the report. The police operation led to …

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Iranian oil exports at center of Vienna nuclear talks, senior Iranian diplomat says

Aspokesperson for the foreign ministry of dds Iran, delegate of the team December 27 (Reuters) – Iran’s main goal in the nuclear talks that resume in Austria on Monday will be the lifting of all US sanctions as part of a verifiable process that ensures Tehran’s unhindered ability to export …

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National Webinar on the History and Arts of Western Iran

TEHRAN – Dozens of historians, archaeologists, as well as cultural heritage and art experts were invited to discuss Western Iranian civilizations during a national webinar on Monday. Organized by the Iranology Foundation, the event is expected to focus on the history, arts and culture of Ilam, Kordestan and Kermanshah provinces, …

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This martial arts instructor moved to Toronto during the pandemic. He found a rental for $ 1,800 per month in High Park-Swansea

This martial arts instructor moved to Toronto during the pandemic. He found a rental for $ 1,800 per month in High Park-Swansea Which: Babak Cheraghi, a 30-year-old martial arts instructor (@ babakch91) The story: Cheraghi was born and raised in Tehran, the capital of Iran. There he taught an Iranian …

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Iranian design “Gongbi” exhibited in Shanghai to celebrate anniversary of Sino-Iranian diplomatic relations

Iranian miniature painting titled Lovers by artist Afzal Al-Husseini Photo: courtesy Shanghai Art Collection Museum Persian treasure, an art exhibition featuring exquisite Iranian miniature paintings that bear similarities to Chinese fine brush painting, also known as “Gongbi” drawing, was recently launched in Shanghai to celebrate the establishment’s 50th anniversary diplomatic …

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16th Al Burda Prize Winners Announced at Expo 2020 Dubai

Dubai [UAE], December 20 (ANI / WAM): The Ministry of Culture and Youth announced the 30 winners of the 16th edition of the Al Burda Prize at a gala evening held on December 19, 2021 at the Dubai Exhibition Center, Expo 2020 Dubai. The prizes were divided into six categories: …

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Artist who escaped from Iraq to Canada using paint and canvas to raise funds for refugees

Vancouver artist and former refugee puts paint on canvas in an effort to raise funds for newcomers to Canada as they make the difficult resettlement transition. Harem Tahir arrived in Canada in 2017 as a refugee. As he has started to find his feet in the country, the transition has …

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Iranian bookstores offer readers “only a promise of happiness”

TEHRAN – The book by American philosopher of Greek origin Alexander Nehamas “Only a Promise of Happiness: The Place of Beauty in a World of Art” has been published in Persian. Published by Qoqnus, the book has been translated into Persian by Masud Hosseini. Neither art nor philosophy has been …

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Overcome restrictions on famous Iranian rapper and singer Big Mori to hold rap and hip-hop concerts in Iran

Obtaining an official license to release songs is one of the biggest concerns of a singer. To obtain this permit, you must go to the Ministry of Orientation of Iran. Many singers are currently working in Iran with a license. But you should know that most of them are active …

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Works by Iranian Modernists on display at NYUAD Art Gallery

TEHRAN – Works by Iranian modernists created in the 1960s and 1970s are on display in an exhibition at the NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery. Entitled “Modernisms,” the exhibition is curated with Iranian, Turkish and Indian masterpieces from New York University’s Abby Weed Gray collection, organizers said. One of the …

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HUB-Robeson Galleries announces spring exhibition calendar

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – HUB-Robeson Galleries’ Spring 2022 exhibition program will focus on contemporary portraits, storytelling, and student-led projects. The exhibits will be held in various locations within the HUB-Robison Center, including the HUB Gallery and Art Alley. The HUB gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. …

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Censored in Iran, at-risk researcher Negar Banisafar eager to create a new future at the University of Toronto

Negar Banisafar found it frustrating to be a humanities student in Iran – she could not express her opinions freely and witnessed government brutality during political protests. Now a graduate student at the University of Toronto, Banisafar began studying English Literature at Allameh Tabataba’i University in Tehran in 2008, then …

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Things to do in Penn State: December 9-17

Editor’s Note: This is the last edition of “Things to Do at Penn State” for the fall semester. “Things to do” will return with the start of classes for the spring semester 2022. What’s going on at Penn State? Here’s a look at some of the cultural events – in-person …

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Iranian Wisconsinite communicates across cultures through art

Nina Ghanbarzadeh is an artist from Tehran, Iran, who moved to the United States in 2001. Her unique work incorporates two very different languages ​​and two very different cultures. His pieces emphasize the beauty of the Farsi and English languages ​​while using precise and clean lines. As I watched the …

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Persian genius whose mathematics, science and verse conquered the world

For centuries, the historic Silk Road town of Nishapur in eastern Iran has been renowned for its art, mysticism, and philosophy. Today, he is perhaps best known thanks to the medieval master of arts and sciences Omar Khayyam Nishapuri, or Omar Khayyam, as most Westerners know him. Inside a huge …

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The best films of 2021

From an artistic standpoint, 2021 has been an excellent cinematic vintage, but the premium is overshadowed by an air of doom. The reopening of theaters brought many great movies – some of which were postponed from last year – to the big screen, but fewer people to see them. The …

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Iran nuclear talks resume in Vienna as participants draw lines in the sand

The wave of public messages was punctuated by a report from Israel suggesting that Iran is preparing to enrich uranium to the level needed to make a nuclear weapon. Two Israeli officials confirmed to CNN news, first reported by Axios, that Israel had shared intelligence with US officials in recent …

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Iran and Tajikistan discuss cultural cooperation.

Mohammad Taghi Saberi, Iranian Ambassador to Tajikistan, announced on his Instagram account that he had met and spoke with the head of the Linguistic and Terminological Committee of Tajikistan. The implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Tajikistan Language and Terminology Committee and the Academy of Persian Language and …

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Qajar art exhibition celebrates 30 years of political relations between Iran and Armenia

TEHRAN – An exhibition of works of art from the Qajar period (1789-1925) in Yerevan celebrates the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iran and Armenia. The current exhibition at Matenadaran, a museum and manuscript repository in the Armenian capital, is being organized in collaboration between the museum and the …

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Krishen Jit Fund 2021 Doubles Support for the Arts, Announces 11 Beneficiaries

Gogularaajan Rajendran, a filmmaker, always heard his grandparents tell rich stories about estate life in Malaysia in the 1960s. What bothered him was the fact that he had never seen such stories. depicted in local films. “During all this time, the plantation stories have focused only on the struggles of …

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And just like that, the party is over for the libertines of Iran

Last week, in his Swiss villa on the shores of Lake Montreux, a notorious figure in the near history of the Middle East closed his eyes to the cruel world and quietly breathed his last. Instead of a family announcement, official Iranian media sources revealed the disappearance of Ardeshir Zahedi, …

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20 minutes with: prolific art collector Mohammed Afkhami

As the founder of Dubai-based investment giant Magenta Capital Partners, Mohammed Afkhami knows the art of dealing. And as a voracious collector, he also knows the art market. Now, the highlights of his collection of 600 pieces form the basis of a new exhibition at the Asia Society Museum in …

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IRGC in Iran seizes foreign diesel smuggling vessel in Persian Gulf

Iranian The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seized a foreign vessel in Persian Gulf waters for smuggling diesel, according to a naval guard commander. A foreign vessel carrying contraband diesel was seized on Saturday by the Iranian flotilla off the coast of southern Parsian, in Hormozgan province. “Through intelligence surveillance …

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Iranian Alireza Pakdel selected for the KalDer Bursa cartoon competition jury

TEHRAN – Famous Iranian cartoonist Alireza Pakdel has been selected to be part of the jury for the 8th KalDer Bursa International Cartoon Competition in Turkey. Pakdel and Bulgarian designer Alla Georgieva will join the jury made up of Ahmet Aykanat, Mehmet Kahraman, Mehmet Zeber, Halit Kurtulmus, Olga Guler, Emin …

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Iranian government hackers launch ransomware attacks, warn FBI, CISA

Ransomware gangs that hack businesses, lock their computers, and then demand ransoms to free them, have often been linked to Russian-speaking hackers, but hackers linked to the Iranian government are also taking part in the action, the FBI and the The Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency CISA warned in …

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How an American woman built a unique collection of 1960s art from India, Iran and Turkey

At the NYUAD Art Gallery, the three art histories of Iran, India and Turkey are brought together by a rather unlikely character: an American named Abby Weed Gray. In the 1960s and 1970s, Gray traveled to the Middle East and Asia and as a result built an art collection of …

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Famous Iranian cartoonist dies of COVID at 79

Tehran, Iran – Famous Iranian cartoonist Kambiz Derambakhsh, who has published and exhibited his art across the world, has died of COVID-19 at the age of 79, media reported on Sunday. Derambakhsh was born in the southern city of Shiraz and has been acclaimed both at home and abroad for …

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Iranian woman nominated for Global Teacher Prize 2021

TEHRAN – Soraya Motaharnia, an Iranian teacher, has been ranked among the top 10 nominees for the Global Teacher Prize 2021. Motaharnia, an outstanding teacher of mathematics, Persian language, art, science and theology, has been praised in Iran for helping the most vulnerable students in rural areas of the country. …

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“Let the Games Begin”: Netflix Launches Mobile Games to the World

DUBAI: Rising Giants Network, a Middle Eastern storytelling company specializing in Arabic-language podcasts, such as “Beirut Blast,” released a report on usage in Saudi Arabia. Entitled “Podcast Consumption in Saudi Arabia 2021,” the study focuses on consumption, language, personal preferences and listening habits. Basel Anabtawi, CEO and co-founder of Rising …

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Rare Parthian tombstone found in north-central Iran

TEHRAN – A team of archaeologists recently discovered a rare tombstone from the Parthian era (247 BC – 224 AD) in an ancient cemetery in north-central Iran. The find is of great importance because it delivered the “first engraved tombstone of the Parthian era” which was discovered in the cemetery …

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Iranians barred from marking Cyrus Day by visiting grave

Iranian security officials breathed a sigh of relief probably as October 29 drew to a close and the long autumn day at Dasht-I Murghab quietly plunged into twilight. The day coincided with Cyrus the Great Day, the founder of the ancient Iranian dynasty, the Achaemenids, whose empire-building in the 6th …

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Iranian crafts: Varni-bafi of Ardabil

TEHRAN –Varni-bafi is a traditional and popular art of weaving a floor covering in the province of Ardabil. It is currently practiced in an area called Dasht-e Moghan, located in northwestern Iran. Varni is a delicate kilim also known as Sumak. Many experts consider Varni which is double-sided, as something …

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The largest copy of the Quran in the world in production

In a sprawling but comfortable wing of the Karachi Arts Council, Shahid Rassam meticulously supervised a group of artists busy placing aluminum and gold-plated Qur’anic writing on a huge canvas. Renowned Pakistani artist Rassam and his more than 200 associates have been working since 2017 to prepare what he says …

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The lonely arts club group can transform the community

DJEDDAH: Every year, tons of clothing and textiles are thrown around the Kingdom in landfills and recycling bins – or recycled by charity groups. Saudi charities have launched initiatives to help recycle these unwanted items, which also helps promote a more sustainable environment. In 2018, the Saudi Kiswa Recycling Service …

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PEN America honors jailed Iranian writers at 2021 gala

Published on: 06/10/2021 – 06:00Amended: 10/06/2021 – 05:58 New York (AFP) Nonprofit PEN America paid tribute to three jailed Iranian writers on Tuesday at its annual gala featuring actors Jodie Foster and Awkwafina. The literature and human rights organization awarded Baktash Abtin, Keyvan Bajan and Reza Khandan Mahabadi the 2021 …

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Music, art and side events at Xarkis Festival 2021

It’s almost time for the three-day interactive festival, Xarkis 2021, with side events and musical performances on the schedule. Art installations found throughout the Lympia Village Festival grounds include work by architect Thanos Vozikis and designer Anastasia Melandinou who will exhibit a modern, digitized investigation of traditional methods and building …

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Aparna Ghose is looking forward to a memorable Puja

Aparna Ghose is one of the most sought after actresses on television and in movies today. The national award winner has been with several critically acclaimed companies including “Third Person Singular Number” and “Mrittika Maya”. In a candid conversation with The Daily Star, she talks about her Puja projects, upcoming …

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Passion for art rekindled | Geelong Independent

Jasmine Bizhani, an optometry student at Grovedale, rediscovered her childhood love for art at the Bluebird Foundation after fleeing Iran with her family at the age of 12. The 19-year-old recalled government officials interrogating her mother and jailing her father before her family migrated to Indonesia, where they spent four …

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Art curator Vida Heydari | Femina.in

“The ability to express myself and to express my vision without restraint is the absolute form of freedom” – Vida HeydariIn December of last year, one of the largest art spaces in Pune opened at Koregaon Park – Vida Heydari Contemporary (VHC). It is a gigantic space that spans 3,000 …

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Delhiwale: The Jurassic Netflix | Latest Delhi News

When icons fall into disuse, what are we going to transform them into? Named after a centuries-old ruin, the iconic Siri Fort Auditorium is in ruins, metaphorically speaking. This afternoon, most of the doors are closed. Entry is prohibited without prior appointment. An empty water tank is abandoned in the …

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Arash Avin represented Iran in a global project for Covid-19 written by Oscar-nominated songwriter Diane Warren

The contemporary singer who represented Iran in collaboration with Oscar nominated songwriter Diane Warren The contemporary singer who represented Iran in collaboration with Oscar nominated songwriter Diane Warren. Arash Avin’s music has now started to rock the world with many people tuning in to the singer’s work. The Iranian-born singer, …

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Academy Should Add Exiled to Oscars – Deadline

Bahman Ghobadi, the Iranian filmmaker in exile who has won awards in Cannes, Berlin, San Sebastian and many other international festivals, wrote a letter to the Academy of Cinema saying: “It would be great if we could have a representing artists in exile. Read his letter in full below. Ghobadi, …

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William Gibson’s apocalyptic retweets

Picture: Gizmodo / @ GreatDismal Because you probably read Gizmodo, you too may suffer from the biannual realization that – my god – I have spent years of my life thinking about Facebook and Republicans. You probably also know that no place on the internet captures this fear better than …

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PEN Gala in honor of 3 Iranian dissidents

NEW YORK – Three jailed Iranian dissidents will be honored at the annual Pen America gala. The literary and human rights organization announced Thursday that writer-filmmaker Baktash Abtin, novelist-journalist Keyvan Bajan and author-critic Reza Khandan Mahabadi are this year’s PEN / Barbey Freedom to Write laureates. Award 2021. All three …

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New director for Mass MoCA

Kristy Edmunds, an experienced multidisciplinary performing arts leader, will become the new director of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, known as Mass MoCA, in October. Edmunds, currently executive and artistic director of the Center for the Art of Performance at the University of California at Los Angeles, will replace …

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Iranian Art | Culture & Leisure

The head of a bald eagle emerges from a paisley pattern and forms the background of a self-portrait by Tirazheh Eslami. The digital work is among those by more than 50 artists in an exhibition starting Friday at the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History titled “The Land …

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Reviews | The NFL bets on bets

Wingo told me, “At the end of the day, after the Supreme Court ruling, the NFL was really good at three things. First, they have a product that you can’t get enough of. Second, they know how to market it in hell. Third, they know how to make money. And …

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