Soudeh Davoud

Soudeh Davoud born in 1988 in Tehran, Iran, and from an Iranian-Kurdish family. 

Labkhand Olfatmanesh

Labkhand Olfatmanesh’s photography explores themes of feminism, racism, and isolation, and how these forces take shape in the United States and her birthplace of Iran. 

Nahid Hagigat

Nahid Hagigat is a visual artist who combines her paintings with her own life stories. After graduating in Fine Arts from Tehran University, Nahid continued her studies in The United States. 

Hameed Bahrami

Hameed Bahrami born in 1972. He is an Iranian filmmaker and visual artist based in Atlanta, United States. Bahrami received a B.F.A. in Painting from the Art University of Tehran. 

Bahareh and Farzaneh Safarani

Twin sisters Bahareh and Farzaneh Safarani (Iranian, b. 1990) began painting at the age of thirteen. They earned their B.A. in painting from Tehran University and M.F.A from Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Bahman Mofid

Bahman Mofid was born on July 27, 1942, in Tehran, Iran. He is known for his work on Brothers in Blood (1975), Meshki (1975), and Dash akol (1971). He was married to Sodabeh Karimi. He died on August 16, 2020, in Tehran. 

Interview with Soroosh Milanizadeh

Soroosh Milanizadeh, born in 1978, a photography graduate from Art and Architecture Azad University of Tehran. He is a Photographer, Video Artist, Painter, and art curator. He started his constant professional career in 1999 and has attempted to express his social concerns, particularly the position of women in society ever since. 

Malekeh Nayini

Malekeh Nayiny was born in 1955 in Teheran, Iran. She obtained a B.A. in fine arts and photography from Syracuse University in 1978 followed by advanced photography at the International Center of Photography in New York, 1980-1982. 

Interview with Boshra

Born in 1985 in Shiraz, Boshra is an Iranian poet, writer, actress, and model who was first introduced to Persian literature by her grandfather before starting primary school. She developed a precocious love of poets such as Iradj Mirza and Parvin E'tesami whose work inspired her to write her own poetry from a young age. Boshra later studied Children's Literature and Theatre at the BIHE University and eventually left Iran for the USA in 2009 where she currently resides. 

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