Director: Nahid Persson Sarvestani
Denmark, 2004, DigiBeta, Color, 57’
Persian, English and Turkish Subtitles
The director returns to her motherland years after the Iran Islamic Revolution only to observe in surprise that the social injustices that existed before the revolution increased despite the regimes claims of justice, and drugs consuming and the gap between the classes expanded. The documentary is about two women who work as sex workers in order to raise their children, in a country governed by hard religious rules.
Guldbagge Awards, Best Documentary, Gulbagge Award, 2006
Cracow Film Festival, Golden Dragon Award, 2005
Créteil International Women’s Film Festival, AFJ Documentary Award, 2005
Monte-Carlo Tv Festival, Golden Nymph, New Documentaries, Best News Documentary, 2005
Pera Museum, in collaboration with Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), is one of the main venues for this year’s 15th Istanbul Biennial from 16 September to 12 November 2017. Through the biennial, we will be sharing detailed information about the artists and the artworks.
The exhibition “Look At Me! Portraits and Other Fictions from the ”la Caixa” Contemporary Art Collection” examined portraiture, one of the oldest artistic genres, through a significant number of works of our times. Paintings, photographs, sculptures and videos shaped a labyrinth of gazes that invite spectators to reflect themselves in the social mirror of portraits.
Our institutions have been stuck on linear Neo-Platonic tracks for 24 centuries. These antiquated processes of deduction have lost their authority. Just like art it has fallen off its pedestal. Legal, educational and constitutional systems rigidly subscribe to these; they are 100% text based.
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