Photographer Janine Wiedel recalls travelling to Iran in 1976 to capture everyday life there, two years before the stirrings of the Iranian Revolution began and would irrecovably change the country.
Hampered by US sanctions and the pandemic, it has become near impossible for Iran’s artists to introduce their music to international audiences. But 30M, a new record label in Germany, is determined to change that.
Many Iranians are unaware of the existence of Black Iranians but a new photography project from Mahdi Ehsaei is looking to change that.
In his dark directorial debut, Tehran Taboo, Ali Soozandeh uses animation to share stories from the Iranian capital’s underbelly.
In the quiet Iranian village of Ramin, a revolution is underway. At its helm is Shahla Yasini - the first Iranian woman to have surfed in the country.
Shirin Gerami’s determination to become Iran's first female triathlete led to a win that transcends sport. This is her story.
After being banned from entering the US, British-Iranian composer Soosan Lolavar is taking on immigration, borders and racism with her new show ID, Please.
In the shadows of the country’s hardline regime, young liberal Iranians – now the majority of the population – are finding creative new ways to rebel.
A radically different future is within our reach today. So why be disillusioned? Take a lesson from the people of Iran: get out there and vote.
In northeastern Iran, heavy metal band Master of Persia are flogged, imprisoned and exiled for writing songs with the power to give a voice to those otherwise unheard.
Putting on parties in the desert thousands of kilometres from Tehranm, Anoosh Raki and Arash Shadram found freedom through music in their ultra-conservative country.
Mostafa Rajaai's family are being kept apart by the Muslim travel ban, but he argues the rest of us have sat and watched Islamophobia and prejudice rage on in silence.