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Interview with Ghobad Shiva

Shiva graduated in 1966 from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Tehran. He then spent several years acquiring practical experience in graphic art before earning a master's degree from Pratt University, New York City, in 1980. Then after creating original works over several decades, he achieved a graphic artist with an Iranian flavor, which indeed prompted museums and collectors across the world to add his works to their collections.

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Interview with Nobieh Talaei

A love of textiles and pure, archetypal forms runs like a thread through Berlin-based designer Nobieh Talaei's biography. Born in 1978 in Tehran, Iran, she grew up immersed in traditional handcraft and tailoring skills through her grandmother, a dressmaker of nomadic heritage who made all the neighbors' wedding dresses, Talaei recalls.

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