On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Iranian revolution (1979), the BAL celebrates the freedom of writing and photography that took place at this time in the country. A moving kaleidoscope led by the magic wand of Iranian artist Hannah Darabi and her accomplice, researcher Chowra Makaremi. Under quaint covers, in strange and colorful formats, are hidden free words against authoritarianism and dictatorship. This frieze of books displayed in the first space dedicated to this exhibition offers a panorama of the literary profusion that took place in Iran in the aftermath of the 1979 Revolution. Until the mid-1980s, […]
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