Beyond the Pleasure Principle: Darya Kharabi

Since the Islamic Revolution in the 1980’s, large-scale murals commissioned by the new Islamist regime have popped up all over Tehran. Such murals are visible in very public areas as well as being tucked away in the backs of residential buildings. iran-central-district-tehran-giant-billboard-showing-barack-obama-fm94ccayatollah-khamenei-left-and-khomeini-mural-in-street-tehran-iran-mark-abe8w7sta-05-01-16-iran-slideshow-03

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This is echoed in other cultures. Lack of image or any coverage leads to momentum.

1024px-tarbiyat_school2c_tehran2c_ca_1911Tarbiyat School for Girls (shut down in 1934)




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