Dariush Ashouri [b. 1938]

August 27, 2018 Farhad Taheri 0

Bio Brief Dariush Ashouri (b. August 2, 1938, Tehran) is an eminent Iranian intellectual, linguist, translator, encyclopedist, sociocultural activist, and Hafezologist. Ashouri was born in […]

20 Jan 2015

January 20, 2015 parsagon 0

Moshfeq Kashani Dies While Performing His Last Poem The Iranian poet Moshfeq Kashani, who is considered one of the restorers of Persian classical poetry, passed […]

Tehran Story Award

December 25, 2014 Shahraz Savaji 0

Tehran Story Award (or as Zibasazi has entitled it, Tehran’s Story Award) was founded in 2014 by TBO (Tehran Beautification Organization, dependnt of the Municipality […]

Goli Taraghi [b. 1939]

August 1, 2014 Leili Adibfar 0

The first chapter of Goli Taraghi’s Two Worlds, “The First Day,” begins with the narrator finding herself stunned and silent at a psychiatric hospital, stuck […]

Mehdi Navid Recommends

June 7, 2014 parsagon 0

Born in 1981 in Kermanshah and brought up in Tehran, Mehdi Navid is a writer, translator and editor best known for his translations of Beckett […]

Curator Ali Bakhtiari Recommends

February 27, 2014 parsagon 2

Of the youngest prolific Iranian curators, Ali Bakhtiari was born in 1985, Tehran. He started his career as a curator in 2008 with a retrospective of Faramarz Pilaram at Gallery 66 in Tehran.

Reza Sarraf Recommends

February 17, 2014 parsagon 0

Born in 1975 in Tehran, Gholamreza Sarraf holds a BA in Dramatic Literature and an MA in Cinema from Art University of Tehran. “Out of […]