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Isfahan museum to showcase Fallen Astronaut

TEHRAN – The Isfahan Museum of Contemporary Art is scheduled to put on view a copy of Fallen Astronaut, a miniature aluminum sculpture that was taken on the Apollo 15 mission to the Moon in 1971, in an exhibition opening tomorrow. The 8.9-cm sculpture created by Belgian sculptor Paul van …

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Lucas Hnath’s “A Doll’s House” published in Persian 

TEHRAN – A Persian translation of American writer Lucas Hnath’s “A Doll’s House, Part 2” has been published by Roozbahan Publications in Tehran.  The book has been translated into Persian by Bahar Tofiqi. “A Doll’s House, Part 2” received eight Tony Award nominations, including best play in 2017. It has …

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Book City to discuss Shams’s views on Ghazali brothers  

TEHRAN – The Book City Institute in Tehran on Wednesday is scheduled to hold a webinar that will discuss the Persian mystic Shams-i Tabrizi’s views on the Persian mystic brothers Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad Ghazali and Majd ad-Din Abu al-Fotuh Ahmad Ghazali. The webinar will begin at 4 pm on …

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Art series on Imam Reza (AS) introduced

TEHRAN – The Rudaki Foundation introduced three art collections on Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shia Imam, during a ceremony held at the Rudaki Hall in Tehran on Tuesday. “Razavi Melodies of Iran”, a music album containing religious music, was one of the collections. The album has been produced by …

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Iran biennial of ceramic art to resume after 9-year hiatus

TEHRAN – The 11th National Biennial of Contemporary Iranian Ceramic Art will resume after a nine-year hiatus at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center in October. The organizers, including Visual Arts Office director Hadi Mozaffari and the director of the event, Hirbod Hemmat-Azad, attended a press conference on Monday to brief the …

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Plays by Persian writer Gholamhossein Saedi published in Turkish 

TEHRAN – Renowned Iranian writer Gholamhossein Saedi’s plays “Dictation” and “Angle” have been published in Turkish in Istanbul.  The plays have been released by Totem Publications in one book titled “Dikte ve Kose” (“Dictation and Angle”). The Iranian Turkish literature scholar Aidin Sardarinia is the translator of the plays. The …

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