"Rebellious Silence" Shirin Neshat, 1994. (photo taken by C. Preston). Neshat is an Iranian visual artist living in New York, whose work deals primarily with issues of identity and sexuality for Muslim women.
Reconstruction of the face of a 5000-year old woman from Burnt City, in Iran. She was a young woman of high status, and had been buried with her artificial eye - the first known attempt to create a realistic prosthetic!
Als Frau im Iran darf man auch mal Haare zeigen: Modische Frauen mit ihren bunten Hijabs
Azerbaijani Iranian women living in Iran often face a threat if they spread Azerbaijani traditions. Despite the danger, there is still resistance towards the discriminatory laws. Read the article and see the lives of Azerbaijani Iranian women.
100 Works of Art That Will Define Our Age by Kelly Grovier – review