From a coming book detective story published in “Keyhan Bacheha”
Tehran, late 1960’s.

From a coming book detective story published in “Keyhan Bacheha”

Tehran, late 1960’s.

Elizabeth Taylor in Iran

Elizabeth Taylor in Iran

I Live Under Your Sky Too is a massive (32-feet wide) installation by artist Shilpa Gupta, erected by the sea on Carter Road in Bandra, Mumbai.

I Live Under Your Sky Too is a massive (32-feet wide) installation by artist Shilpa Gupta, erected by the sea on Carter Road in Bandra, Mumbai.

Voyage au coeur des archives afghanes 1960 - 1980

Tabriz, 20th century.

Tabriz, 20th century.

A still from Spinn (2003), a Skype-based dance performance by avant-garde Tunisian dancer and choreographer duo Shahzia Sikander. Showing at Sharjah Biennale 11.

A still from Spinn (2003), a Skype-based dance performance by avant-garde Tunisian dancer and choreographer duo Shahzia Sikander. Showing at Sharjah Biennale 11.

"I will plant my hands in the garden
I will grow I know I know I know
and swallows will lay eggs
in the hollow of my ink-stained hands."

Forugh Farrokhzad










Picnic in the middle of ShahreZiba, the first apartment complex in Iran. Tehran, 1965.— From Life magazine’s archive of unpublished photographs.

Picnic in the middle of ShahreZiba, the first apartment complex in Iran. Tehran, 1965.
— From Life magazine’s archive of unpublished photographs.