‘Cultures of Resistance’ – Artists on Art and Activism

fD program coordinator and visual artist Sidd Joag joins a panel with poet Suheir Hammad, filmmaker Iara Lee and Paul D. Miller a.k.a D.J. Spooky, to explore the role of the artist in a global society, including that of the diasporic artist. The panel will be moderated by http://www.raybandasoleit.com/ NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ […]

Iranian actress, Marzieh Vafamehr, sentenced to 90 lashes and one year in jail

According to an opposition website [www.kalameh.com] and as reported on 10 October 2011 by the Associated Press, Iranian actress Marzieh Vafamehr, wife of film director and screenwriter Nasser Taghvai, has been sentenced to one year in jail and 90 lashes for Ray Ban outlet appearing in a movie critical of the Islamic republic’s hard-line policies. Vafamehr was arrested […]

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