In times of global crises such as pandemics, when usually all the focuses are on pandemic fears, art can work as a symbol of pandemic sympathy. Whereas it seems that art is not the priority in these times, in comparison with science, artistic productions are as essential as scientific discoveries.
Aeen Norouzi has accepted our invitation to the second edition of Parsagon’s Top Sevens, and shared his favorite reads in Persian and world literature with us.
The following conversation is made between Parsagon’s editor-at-large Azadeh Ghahvie and Arash Tanhai, graphic designer and founder of Angah – an archival-conceptual magazine that documents aspects […]
“Thrush in the Cage” written by Nima Youshij is the first book I borrowed after my first library subscription. I was only ten, and with this book I felt I seriously stepped into the world of readers. Under the influence of the big notebook on which my name was written, and the subscription paper that my teacher had to sign, I read the book even more carefully and gave a thought to the moral point of the story. Surprisingly not long after this feeling, another book push me into a completely different world: “Devilin theDusk”1. The cover showed the picture of a girl withblond hair who was running along a the street and a black car was chasing afterher.