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Summer 2010

Summer 2010, Inside Iran

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Inside Iran: Introduction

What is the genesis of art in a repressive society? In Iran, repression has ruled in one form or another for the last half century and still, the voice of the people rings out around it. As Iran’s recent manifestations of state power take a brazen and unapologetic turn, the creative spirit of the populace has come forth—in poetry, comics, music and prose, blogs, and photography—its pulse beating strongly amid the bloodshed.




Author Profiles

Adrienne Rich (1929–2012) was a widely read poet and essayist who published more than thirty collections of poetry and prose during her lifetime.

Anthony Ham is a Madrid-based freelance writer and photographer with a special interest in the Sahara and Sahel.