Posts Tagged: Rose Issa Projects

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Art review: Bita Ghezelayagh, The Letter that Never Arrived

In 2011, Bita Ghezelayagh’s combination of rural felt-craft and modern Iranian imagery earned her a place on the Jameel Prize shortlist. In her latest exhibition, she takes worn-out carpets from Western homes and returns them to their Middle Eastern roots

Image: Rose Issa Project

Art review: Bita Ghezelayagh, The Letter that Never Arrived

In 2011, Bita Ghezelayagh’s combination of rural felt-craft and modern Iranian imagery earned her a place on the Jameel Prize shortlist. In her latest exhibition, she takes worn-out carpets from Western homes and returns them to their Middle Eastern roots

Coming up: Syria Speaks, Iranian shadows, exclusive film screening

Writing: Syria Speaks Making sense of what is happening in Syria right now can be difficult, so the Southbank Centre has drafted in three Syrian writers to help interpret the situation. Famed Arabic novelist Nihad Sirees, whose first English language

Coming up: Syria Speaks, Iranian shadows, exclusive film screening

Writing: Syria Speaks Making sense of what is happening in Syria right now can be difficult, so the Southbank Centre has drafted in three Syrian writers to help interpret the situation. Famed Arabic novelist Nihad Sirees, whose first English language

Ayman Baalbaki

“I want fresh voices, critical voices”: Curator Rose Issa talks to Middle East LDN about promoting Arab and Iranian art

In 1982, Rose Issa was stuck in Paris. A grim combination of a civil war and an Israeli invasion made it impossible for her to return to her home in Lebanon. Still, the Iranian-born curator felt that she “had to

Ayman Baalbaki

“I want fresh voices, critical voices”: Curator Rose Issa talks to Middle East LDN about promoting Arab and Iranian art

In 1982, Rose Issa was stuck in Paris. A grim combination of a civil war and an Israeli invasion made it impossible for her to return to her home in Lebanon. Still, the Iranian-born curator felt that she “had to

Ballet Pars V, courtesy of Rose Issa Projects
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Iranian artist Farhad Ahrarnia at the Rose Issa Projects

Caught mid-leap by a camera, the dancer has the grace and heroism of a Michelangelo. But the image itself is grainy, like an old film. Criss-crossing it all are bright, intricate threads. And the dancer is Afshin Mofid, an Iranian

Ballet Pars V, courtesy of Rose Issa Projects
/ Art

Iranian artist Farhad Ahrarnia at the Rose Issa Projects

Caught mid-leap by a camera, the dancer has the grace and heroism of a Michelangelo. But the image itself is grainy, like an old film. Criss-crossing it all are bright, intricate threads. And the dancer is Afshin Mofid, an Iranian