Iranian Art

The magic and allure of Persian poetry

There is something truly magnificent about poetry and literature in any language. You could say that poetry is language in its most exalted form, where every imaginable and unfathomable protentional of words is dragged and exposed. There is something magical about words and poetry has the capacity to exert mastery …

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Iranian composer faces jail for Grammy award

“I ask all artists around the world to help me bring the voice of musical freedom to the world,” Rajabian said. Billboard in an email interview. “I have lived through years of imprisonment and bans, isolation, hunger strikes, etc., just for the music.” Rajabian was arrested in 2013, placed in …

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HOFA Gallery London exhibition “Portrait of an Era”

HOFA Gallery will unveil a new hybrid exhibition, titled “Portrait of an Era” at their London location from September 23 to October 7. According to the gallery, the exhibit is set to be “the world’s most valuable gallery NFT exhibit” with a number of premier NFT collectibles and preeminent digital …

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Iranian teacher selected for Global Teacher Prize 2021

An Iranian teacher was among the top 50 nominees for the Global Teacher Prize 2021, considered the world’s most prestigious teacher award, and its $ 1 million prize. The Global Teacher Prize, now in its seventh year and organized by the Varkey Foundation in partnership with UNESCO, aims to recognize …

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Will Afghanistan end like Iran?

Parties betting on the Taliban should rethink their logic. Most religious regimes have collapsed due to their inability to separate their ideologies from the management of state affairs. Although the Taliban this year looks different from the Taliban who took power in Afghanistan in 1996, they still have the same …

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Innovative prototypes of ancient handicrafts produced in Zanjan

TEHRAN – A team of Iranian researchers and artisans have made innovative prototypes of ancient crafts, whose practical know-how is passed down from generation to generation in Zanjan province, the provincial tourism chief said. The charuq (a local style of handmade women’s shoes), watermarks, knives, pottery and copper dishes were …

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Parthian Rhyton, jewels unearthed in Semnan

TEHRAN – Archaeologists unearthed a clay rhyton and some jewelry while inspecting the burial chambers of an ancient cemetery in Semnan province, north-central Iran. The rhyton, which bears the representation of a wild goat, is believed to date from the Parthian era (247 BC). By the way, in a tomb …

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Iran sanctions prevent mosque from claiming religious tiles

A mosque in northern Virginia is asking the Biden administration to release a set of religious tiles that were confiscated at Dulles International Airport after they were found to violate sanctions against Iran. A mosque in northern Virginia calls on the Biden administration to release a set of religious tiles …

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Tokyo Olympics karate fight could be his last

” It’s crazy. I feel so much together. I’m happy, but I want to cry, “she said.” It was the perfect final. With Shimizu, in Japan, at Budokan. It really is the best moment. It’s amazing. ” (The Budokan, an indoor temple-like arena, is the hotbed of martial arts in …

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Adam Zivo: Iranian dissident artists deserve our support

Breadcrumb Links NP Comment Supporting dissenting voices in repressive regimes is a cost-effective way to assert both self-interest and Canada’s moral obligations Author of the article: Adam zivo Visitors view works of art at the Mayten Gallery in Toronto. Photo by Iranian Artists Relief Fund Content of the article Hated …

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How dangerous is Iran to the world?

Assessing the danger Iran poses to the world through the development of nuclear weapons, missiles and other weapons can be misleading. Focusing on its conventional and potential nuclear capabilities misses a crucial factor in assessing the level of danger. The key is to understand who in Iran would decide when …

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Oil and the New World Order: China, Iran and Eurasia

In the traditional hydrogen production industry, hydrogen is derived from fossil fuels. It is the most widely used method and there are mature technologies and industrial devices for this purpose. The processes mainly include the production of hydrogen by partial oxidation of heavy oil, by natural gas vapor and by …

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Highlights of entertainment news: a smaller, glitzy amfAR AIDS research gala in Cannes; Actor Ashton Kutcher has retired from Virgin Galactic space flight and more

Below is a summary of the current entertainment briefs. Smaller, more glitzy amfAR AIDS research gala returns to Cannes Hollywood stars, music stars and models mingled at amfAR’s charity gala on the French Riviera on Friday, as the chic dinner and auction returned to the sidelines of the Cannes Film …

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LinkedIn notification phishing scam. Date of violation updates. Ireland will investigate Facebook’s privacy policies. HelloKitty ransomware is evolving.

In one look. The phishing scam involves LinkedIn account notifications. Update on the data breach in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A cancer patient files a complaint for exposure of health data. The Irish Data Authority will investigate Facebook’s privacy policies. HelloKitty ransomware now available in a Linux based version. Phishers use Google …

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Soft power dynamics in the conflicts of the Middle East

The Middle East is synonymous with eternal conflict as it is at the crossroads between Africa, Europe and Asia. The article intends to understand how power could be derived from cultural roots in a world filled with pre-existing prejudices based on religious values, nationality and the interpretation of history. Palestine …

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Some people mine bitcoin, we mine red gold

Seedo Corp. is the first to successfully double its annual saffron production thanks to its advanced technology in vertical agriculture. TEL AVIV, Israel, July 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Seedo Corp. (OTCQB: SEDO), an agricultural technology company that develops saffron cultivation protocols using vertical cultivation technology, today announced that it …

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The Milad Tower, a modern face of the Iranian capital

TEHRAN – As a city with a long history and rich culture, Tehran has long been an attractive destination for culture lovers and history buffs. Several museums, historic palaces, old mansions and different cultural centers, scattered around the Iranian capital, have always been on the list of domestic and foreign …

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Maryam Mirzakhani festival honors 25 women scientists

TEHRAN – Twenty-five women scientists received awards at the fourth National Festival of Women in Science, which kicked off earlier in June. The event aims to honor exemplary women who are active in scientific and social sections, commemorating the late Iranian mathematician, Maryam Mirzakhani. Interested women participated in 6 groups …

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When Arab Music Meets Beethoven | Music | DW

The first thing that appeared at the concert at the Trinitatiskirche in Bonn on Sunday was its relaxed atmosphere. The conductor, Bassem Hawar, conducted his musicians while playing his joza, a violin-like instrument, and the singers openly gesticulated as they sang, occasionally getting into a little dance. Hawar, winner of …

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The Art of Time: perfect chords over time

Some of the oldest crafts in the world have, over time, become products of unparalleled perfection. The earliest examples of jewelry, for example, which date back to ancient Egypt, spawned a multitude of luxury jewelry houses like Cartier, renowned for producing extravagant gemstones of the highest quality and the most …

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Best art and theater exhibitions in Singapore in July

From art exhibitions to plays, July is packed with must-see shows for culture enthusiasts. There is something for everyone. You can catch two captivating plays on stage this month, one by acclaimed playwright Duncan Macmillan and the other locally successful LGBTQ + activist and comedian. Pam Oei. These two touch …

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United States announces normalization of relations with Sudan

LONDON: Escalating economic pressure combined with multilateral sanctions imposed on Iran have led to a wave of thefts from royal tombs and widespread looting of Iran’s historic cultural sites. “The tombs and mausoleums of our kings are openly known and accessible for excavation,” said an infamous thief, who adopted an …

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The halo: A symbol that has spread around the world

Then, with the growing acceptance of Christianity in the Roman Empire, artists began to portray Jesus with a halo, now considered the highest symbol of divinely sanctioned authority. This new arrival in Christian iconography occurred around AD 300, more than two centuries after its appearance in Buddhism. It was a …

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Shahzia Sikander, Pillars of Pleasure (2001) © Shahzia Sikander Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities Until September 26 at the Morgan Library and Museum, 225 Madison Avenue, Manhattan Pakistani-American artist Shahzia Sikander, best known for her works that revive and reinvent the traditions of illuminated manuscripts from South and Central Asia in …

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An exhibition that traces borders between Iran and India

Qaran Unhorses Barman, a folio from the Shahnameh of Shah Tahmasp, Tabriz, circa 1523-1535, The Sarikhani Collection. Exhibition section: The Book of Kings. Photo: © The Sarikhani Collection There are some notable objects on display such as the Cyrus Cylinder, the detailed illuminated manuscripts of the Shahnameh, paintings ten meters …

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Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi in Hindi

* Persepolis, which has sold over a million copies, is now available in 30 languages * As the story progresses through developments in his personal life, audiences are made aware of high-profile events in Iran throughout Majrane Satrapi’s animated film * What is really spectacular is the positioning of terror …

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Iran candidate: if I win, I would like to meet Biden

ZARZIS, Tunisia: A cemetery in southern Tunisia for migrants who drowned crossing the Mediterranean in hopes of a better life in Europe is already half full – even before it officially opens. Jardin d’Afrique, in French for Jardin d’Afrique, is for those who were “the unfortunate ones of the sea,” …

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Launch of a revolutionary NFT art residency on the Côte d’Azur

At the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat on the Côte d’Azur, Present the future will host artists, collectors and art enthusiasts for the world’s first NFT-focused art residency. Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, The collective is made up of the Franco-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, Tinie Tempah, Kamiar Maleki, director of the VOLTA Art Fair, curator …

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Warnings and markers of the EU sanctions blocking case

Law360 (June 4, 2021, 5:43 p.m. EDT) – International companies and their lawyers have long struggled to meet competing imperatives contained in US and EU law through a myriad of regulatory regimes.[1] It would be understandable if they had not yet paid much attention to Bank Melli Iran v. Telekom …

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At the Mediterranean Biennale, art must continue – the Forward

The fourth Mediterranean Biennial presents works by 60 international artists in public spaces in Haifa and the Sakhnin Valley. The exhibition brings together art superstars, rising stars and emerging voices from countries rarely seen in Israeli museums and galleries, including Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey and Bahrain. In response to the pandemic, …

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Crawl space: June 2021

“Untitled”, Alicia Thompson Nashville’s First Saturday gallery exploration events continue to return to normal as we reach the middle of 2021. Virtual presentations and discussions decline as real-life exhibits and events return, but social distancing and the less than festive vibrations still hold considerable influence on the scene. Many galleries …

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Before “Migrant mother”

DOROTHEA LANGE had a knack for revealing the intricacies of her human subjects – from Dust Bowl migrants to Japanese American families incarcerated in desolate internment camps, she photographed the tragedy. His iconic and haunting images from the 1930s and 1940s document the lives of individuals amid political and social …

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Carriageworks Announces World Premiere of New Dance Work

Carriageworks Today has announced the world premiere of a new dance work by resident company Marrugeku to be performed August 4-7, 2021. Jurrungu Ngan-ga – meaning Straight Talk in Yawuru – reflects on the disproportion of Indigenous Australians in detention and first hand descriptions of life in immigration detention centers …

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Fighting to nail the truth

Languages ​​of Truth: by Salman Rushdie, Hamish Hamilton, 416 pages, ₹799. Since 2015, Rushdie has taught writing at New York University. Many writers early in their careers have to write what they know. One of the consequences of this advice, Pakistani-British novelist Hanif Kureishi once told me, was that many …

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Amnesty International celebrates its 60th anniversary! | Scoop News

Friday, May 28, 2021, 11:19 a.m.Press release: Amnesty International Today we celebrate 60 years of Amnesty International! A breathtaking film with Amnesty activists at five iconic locations around the world and dramatic art displays on celestial drones is released today to celebrate Amnesty International’s 60th anniversary. An orchestral version of …

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“Embushing a Rose” published in eight languages

TEHRAN – Eight translations of “Ambush a Rose”, a biography of Lieutenant-General Ali Sayyad Shirazi who served as the commander of the ground forces during the Iran-Iraq war, have recently been published. The collection was unveiled at the Sacred Defense Museum on Monday in a special ceremony to celebrate the …

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A testimony to the success of the Resistance

Through Julia MK Julia MK is a Beirut-based political analyst, writer and commentator. In addition to regular appearances on PressTV, his work has also appeared in Al-Mayadeen, Al-Akhbar, Mirat al-Jazeera, Counterpunch and elsewhere. On Friday, the Zionist entity was forced to agree to a humiliating ceasefire established by the Palestinian …

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