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Interview with Mehrshad Khalili: A Journey of Resilience and Artistic Exploration

In contemporary art's diverse and expansive landscape, Mehrshad Khalili emerges as a creative force and a philosophical enquirer, delving into the essence of our interconnected existence. Born in 1993 in Mashhad, Iran, Khalili's artistic voyage began under the wing of Gilda Ehsan, who not only taught him the technique and how to see the world through an artist's eyes.

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Interview with Afarin Mansouri

Afarin Mansouri, an acclaimed composer and opera artist, seamlessly blends her Iranian heritage with Western influences. She has received numerous accolades, including the Canada 150 Medal and the Kathleen McMorrow Music Award. Her compositions have been featured in prestigious publications like The Globe & Mail, BBC World, and Opera Canada. Afarin's recent focus has been creating groundbreaking operas that bridge cultures using language, poetry, and traditional instruments. She founded the Cultureland Opera Collective, amplifying underrepresented voices in the arts.

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Interview with Farhad Re

Interview with Farhad Re

Farhad Re comes into fashion after his studies in architecture at the University of Rome; for this reason, he adores

Interview with Bita Fayyazi

Rather than a sculptor, installation artist, or ceramicist engaged in a somewhat mystic relationship with her materials, Bita Fayyazi (b. 1962, Iran) is an artist who works within a more performative and markedly social practice. Beginning in the mid-1990s, her artistic interventions challenged the official definitions of art that were often circulated in Tehran at that time. Fayyazi struggled to show her work amidst an atmosphere of traditionalism, academics, and the influx of 1990s conceptual art from abroad.

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Interview with Raoof Haghighi

Interview with Raoof Haghighi

Raoof Haghighi is an Iranian-born British artist, known for his portraiture and realism. He was born in 1976 in Shiraz,