Archive for May, 2012

The Other’s Other; Installation Art Exhibition

The Other’s Other is the title of an art exhibition, held in Art Space, Sydney from 9th May until 17th July.. The Other’s Other was trying to elaborate upon fluidity of territorial borders and cultural identification through a project that explores some of historical and complexities of contemporary migration . Art works from Australia, Egyptian, [...]

May 25, 2012 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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Women Against War in the Middle East

On which side are we standing; War or Peace? This is the question I am asking from myself each time a threatening news is released about Iran in media. This is my answer so far: War is the time for generals who are bragging for each other, Peace is the time for women who are [...]

May 22, 2012 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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He, She but not We

Dancing and singing, mingling with opposite gender playmates; these can be primary hobbies of children under 7 years old going to kindergartens but in what has recently been  defined as” Islamized kindergartens” these very basic entertainments are forbidden in the kindergartens in Iran. Willingness of Iran regime to have “Islamized” communities and learning environments is [...]

May 17, 2012 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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May Day in Iran: Celebration or Objection?

The international worker’s day in Iran was held in 1922 for the first time. Now, 9 decades later the Iranian workers are still trying to form gatherings and demand justice on the May day. Against many other countries, the first day of May is not “celebrated” in Iran. Workers are under serious financial pressures and [...]

May 5, 2012 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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