During her delegation Samaneh Khosravi visited the Bāygān Institute, which has been opened for almost a year by renowned artist, Ms. Ghazaleh Hedayat, in Tehran. Ms. Mahboube Karmali, a participant of TWO CITIES 2019 and 2021 workshop, works in this institute and gave an explanation about it.Continue reading “Bāygān: House of Photographs & Words”
A Day of Nostalgia
In one of Tehran’s famous taxis Prof. Jörg Winde and assistant teacher Philipp Robien drove to Tahrish Square in the high north of Tehran where they met Iranian assistant and good friend Amir Khadem Hosseini. The reason for the trip was the son-in-law of the famous deceased photographer Mahmoud Pakzad. He had previously agreed to give speech and answer about the life and the profession of his father-in-law.Continue reading “A Day of Nostalgia”
Dinner for 24
After long days working on the projects, the students were looking forward for a nice and relaxing dinner. Finding a location for 24 people was sometimes rather difficult, but thankfully Tehran offers a great variety of cafes and restaurants where each craving can be satisfied. Of course, traditional Persian food was something the German students loved to try. So the evenings were spend in locations like “jigaraki”, “O.Ino”, “Libra” or for the quick and delicious bite the “V café”.
Hiking in Tehran
As soon as a holiday arrives in Iran, it attracts many Tehranians early in the morning into the mountains. So too, our Professors Fahrhad Solemani. Mariyam Kahvand, Jörg Winde and I decided to follow them into nature.