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Iran: Art and Discourse - Introductory Remarks

Asia Society's daylong symposium kicks off with introductory remarks and a keynote lecture by Tehran-based Hamid Keshmirshekan. more

Symposium: Iran - Art and Discourse

Complete video and program notes from Asia Society's daylong symposium examining "political economies" of contemporary art within Iran and abroad. more

Iran's Art World of the 1960s-70s (Complete)

Bob Colacello, Layla S. Diba and Nicky Nodjoumi revisit Iran's contemporary art scene of the 1960s and '70s. more

Shiraz Arts Festival: The Legacy for a New Generation

Mohammad Aghebati, Negar Azimi and Vali Mahlouji assess the long-term influence of the Shiraz Arts Festival. more

Shiraz Arts Festival: Iranian Artists — Another Look

Farhad Mechkat, former music director of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra, joins Columbia University's Hamid Dabashi for a talk on the Shiraz Arts Festival. more

Shiraz Arts Festival: The Face of Traditional Iran

Scholars William Beeman, Peter Chelkowski and Mohammad Ghaffari discuss the role of ritual performance at Iran's annual Shiraz Arts Festival. more

Shiraz Arts Festival: The West Goes to Iran

Margaret Croyden, Angela Pietropinto, Andrei Serban and Valda Setterfield reflect on cross-cultural encounters at the Shiraz Arts Festival. more

Shiraz Arts Festival: An Artist's Perspective

Theater and film director Arby Ovanessian lectures on the Shiraz Arts Festival, where he directed six plays and collaborated as a theater and film program adviser. more

Shiraz Arts Festival: Iranian Artists Look Back

Mahasti Afshar, Mohammad Ghaffari, Arby Ovanessian and Khosro Shayesteh reflect on the Shiraz Arts Festival. more

Shiraz Arts Festival: A View from the Beginning

Farah Pahlavi delivers the keynote address at Asia Society's symposium on the Shiraz Arts Festival. more