Vintage vinyl cover from the soundtrack to the musical ‘Hassan, the Bald’, which is considered the first Iranian musical. Made in 1970 by director Ali Hatami, and inspired by Iranian folklore, the movie follows the trials and tribulations of lazy, bald Hassan as he’s tricked out of his mother’s house, falls in love, and meets his doppelganger.

Vintage vinyl cover from the soundtrack to the musical ‘Hassan, the Bald’, which is considered the first Iranian musical. Made in 1970 by director Ali Hatami, and inspired by Iranian folklore, the movie follows the trials and tribulations of lazy, bald Hassan as he’s tricked out of his mother’s house, falls in love, and meets his doppelganger.

Naw Ruz stamps

Naw Ruz stamps

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.