| 7 months ago
Deutsche Welle: Shirin Neshat supports the Iranian opposition, loves contradictions and sees herself as a freedom fighter who uses the weapons of art against the oppression of Islamic women. Artist, filmmaker and photographer, Shirin Neshat was born in Iran in 1957, and now lives in New York. Her international breakthrough followed a series of black and white photographs: "Women of Allah." In ...
| 8 months ago
Drawing on the vast reservoir of Persian culture, Parastou Forouhar’s graceful imagery, exquisite patterns and elegant calligraphic installations often cloak experiences of pain and dislocation. In her ‘Written Room’ series, Forouhar covers the surfaces of gallery spaces with soft, rhythmic lines of Farsi script, recording memories, names and fragments of words. The writing ...
| 11 months ago
David Burnett tells the story of how he came about to photograph the events of the 1978-79 Iranian Revolution.
| one year ago
Art Dubai Portraits is a film series that provides a short perspective into the lives and workspaces of artists that are connected to the fair through its programming or participating galleries.
For the inquisitive German-Iranian photographer-turned-sculptor Timo Nasseri, the concept of infinity has held a dominant presence in his body of sculptural and ...
Enjoy Soheil's fun and lively performance at TEDxBerlin. He playstwo well-known pieces for piano composed by Gershwin and Bernstein! Yes, I know he is a bit wild! :-)