All Blog Posts Tagged 'Iran' (5)

Expressive Photos Reveal a Rare, Alternative View of Iran



An image of Iran that many people around the world are familiar with is the view of Iran as a troubled nation plagued by an oppressive government, ultra-conservative ideologies, brutal executions, public demonstrations, rumors of nuclear weaponry, and women who are forced to wear head coverings such as chador. Iranian photographer Hossein Fatemi, however, offers a glimpse of an entirely…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on March 30, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Stunning Mosque is Illuminated with a Kaleidoscope of Colors



The stunning Nasir al-mulk Mosque hides a gorgeous secret between the walls of its fairly traditional exterior: stepping inside is like walking into a kaleidoscope of colors. Every day, the rays of the early morning sun shine through colorful stained-glass windows, transforming the halls into a dazzling wonderland of rich hues, patterns, and light that play on the floor of the mosque.

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Added by Jenny Zhang on March 19, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Beautiful Modern Home in Iran (8 photos)



If I asked you where this home was located, the last place you'd probably guess would be Iran. Located in Mohammad Shahr region, near Karaj city, Villa Kiani is set in the middle of a lush green garden.



Architects Makan Rahmanian and Kamran Heirati purposely designed the Villa’s interior space this way so that it became an extension of the landscape. With high ceilings and large… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 21, 2010 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

A Troubled Week in Iran - The Big Picture

The Big Picture has some of the best pictures I've seen covering the drawn out riots in Iran. "Many of the photographs here were taken and transmitted at great risk in the past week, in the hopes that others would be able to see and bear… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 22, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Iran: A Nation of Bloggers



A really interesting film presented by Vancouver Film School portraying the power of blogging in Iran.



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Added by Eugene on March 31, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

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