On Transgressive Art


5/26/19, The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Presenters: Kaveh Rafie & Yasaman Moussavi During the peak of the Cold War in the mid-fifties and the reaction to the Vietnam War in the late sixties, transgressive art became more popular. The French school such as (Micheal Foucault) on the one hand and the avant-garde artists and […]

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The Wind Will Carry Us:

The Poetic, The Incidental, The Collective

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

June 23, 2019, 2:30 – 4:30


Join Didaar for a screening and discussion celebrating the life and work of the renowned Iranian filmmaker, Abbas Kiarostami (1940-2016). The event includes the screening of selected short films by Kiarostami and by his students, honoring his legacy, and talks on Kiarostami’s cinema by Dr. Amir Ali Nojoumian, Associate Professor of English and Critical Theory […]

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On Identity Politics


هویت و سیاست هویتی یکی از مفاهیم جوامع چند فرهنگی معاصر است. تاریخ سیاستهای هویتی به اواخر قرن ۱۸ بر می‌گردد و به دورانی که تفکرات ارتجاعی جناح راست بر خلاف جریان روشنگری، معتقد به برتری طبقه سفید پوست و الیت جامعه بر دیگر طبقات بود. بعد از روی کار آمدن نازی ها و هولوکاست، […]

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