Iran

Tate Modern screens Shirin Neshat’s 1999 film ‘Soliloquy’

A rarely seen video work by Iranian artist Shirin Neshat is revived from the Tate's collection, and will be free to view (when the museum reopens) until the beginning of February...

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Tehran’s Art Fair Opens Despite Growing Tensions With US

The second edition of Teer Art Fair aims to foster domestic Iranian art scene at a time when international sales are increasingly difficult for the country's galleries....

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Art and Public Morality in Iran

Even those who have renounced the Ayatollah’s regime and live largely secular, Western lives carry within them a time-consciousness split between ancient Persia and contemporary Iran...

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Golnaz Fathi: Calligraphy, movement in Iranian art

The art of Iran is intrinsically bound with religion and the calligraphic interpretation of their sacred texts. Golnaz Fathi...

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Death (Sentence) Metal: Not a Crime [Tarantist]

Iranian Metal goes one step further - TarantisT now sing in Farsi...

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The real cost of music?

Suffering for your art is common practice, but is it worth dying for?...

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To Die For? Iranian Metallers Heterochrome Offer Melancholia Against All Odds

Progressive metal from Iran. Now that's extreme....

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‘A thousand thousand slimy things…’: Sea Snakes in Iran

Iranian coastal waters: New home to a rarely seen venomous sea snake ...

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Don’t give me your lesbian orphan propaganda! (Appropriate Behaviour)

Appropriate Behaviour is indication of an exceptionally strong new filmmaking talent....

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