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Iranian/French, b. 1944
Aug 7, 2015
Franco-Iranian Nazanin POUYANDEH, who lives in exile in Paris, is emerging as a powerful painter of her generation. She says she sees in a flash her characters, their relation and their place in space. She then recreates her vision by photographing models, often her own friends. She paints from her photos of portion of her photos. She is very particular about the rich details of her paintings, the... More...
Jun 5, 2015
Since 2011 the Italian Development Cooperation — in collaboration with the Istituto Agronomico per l’Oltremare — has been supporting the agricultural development of the Bale rural areas, in the region of Oromia. Activities are implemented by local organizations and are focused mainly on durum wheat and forest coffee cultivation.

Over the next five years the durum wheat chain should supply the domestic... More...
Apr 3, 2015
Ulm is a charming city of Germany which boasts the tallest Cathedral in the world. This year it celebrates the 125th anniversary of the completion of its tower. The first stone was laid in 1377. At night, when you stand under the cathedral, you might feel - if you are lucky and if you are open to a sense of the divine (strictly non-religious) - your spirit rising with the gothic tower. My retro is... More...
Apr 3, 2015
The museum was designed by architect Richard Meier. He believes in white. Light is part of the architecture. Rays of sun give a wonderful depth to space, the way they do in the Alhambra in Grenada or in the Qaraouyine mosque in Fes.... but unfortunately, they had to be blocked out - sunshine is lethal to prints.

My retro is named "Between Myth and Ideology", a title which defines well my work. I like... More...
Apr 3, 2015
My prints on the walls... a very large crowd scene of Muslims at Eid prayer in New Delhi. When you stand at the top of the third floor stairs, you can see, thru windows, both this photo on one side, and the tower of the Cathedral on the other... a juxtaposition designed by Museum Director Karla Nieraad and curator Dr Raimund Kast. Stunning! More...
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