Tag Archive | Iran & Iranians

“Culture of Iran” Book Series: Massoume Price Releases Four New Books

Massoume Price adds four new books to her Culture of Iran book series: Medieval Iran, Modern Iran (which cover Iranian history and art by using hundreds of images from objects in major museums in Iran and around the globe

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Remembrance: Flashmob in Paris in Support of 2-Year Anniversary of #IranElection

Arranged by United4Iran and Move4Iran–two non-profit organizations focusing on human rights issues in Iran–a flashmob dedicated to all the lives lost and all the courageous Iranians who stood up for their rights during the 2009 #IranElection, took place in a Paris, France metro station on June 12, 2011, to mark two year anniversary of Iran’s […]

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Pushing Boundaries: Iranian Artist Taravat Talepasand Intrigues with her Work

She had us at first glance! San Francisco-based Iranian-American artist, Taravat Talepasand, has the ability to create the kind of art that makes you incapable of passing by her pieces without feeling the need to stop and stare–trying to figure out what she’s trying to tell you. Her aesthetic is not only provocative and sexy…It’s […]

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Op-ed: Iran Elections, Cyber Warriors, and the Captain Midnight Incident

On April 27th, 1986, HBO’s scheduled programming was interrupted unexpectedly.  A message appeared saying, “Good Evening HBO, from Captain Midnight. $12.95/month? No Way [Showtime/Movie Channel Beware]”.  It is now referred to as the Captain Midnight Incident, when John R. MacDougall decided to protest increased television fees for satellite viewers.  He hijacked HBO’s signal and projected […]

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Iranian-American Man of the Year: Borzou Daragahi

Washington, DC–Marking the 30-year anniversary of the Islamic Republic’s existence and reign in Iran, the year 2009 went by…well, fast. The summer of 2009, not so much. The Iranian election–which took the world by shock with its results and brutal force used on Iranian citizens by government-led orders–began in June and lasted throughout the summer: Most […]

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Fataneh Dadkhah: Balouchi Brides

Candlestar is delighted to present photographs by Iranian artist Fataneh Dadkhah. Fataneh Dadkhah is a pioneer of stage-photography as an artistic discipline in Iran. She has documented the rebirth of Iranian theatre since the 1979 revolution, and in 1983 she published Theatre Photography, in association with the Dramatic Arts Centre in Iran. Since 2001 Dadkhah […]

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