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Hattrick - Women’s turn 3/3 – Graffiti by @blackhand.official with the subject of women’s entrance to stadium is seen in streets of Tehran on Aug, 12, 2018. A group of Iranian graffiti artists create some art works about women’s right to enter stadiums and use their art to focus on this social issue. Graffiti which is a part of Venice street art, is one of the main elements of Hip Hop culture. Sometimes, this art contains political, social or even cultural messages and is a complete genre of artistic expression based on painting on the wall.
Black Hand is an Iranian graffiti artist. Guardian has named him as Iran’s Banksy.
Black Hand’s graffiti are generally about sexism, social issues and Middle East developments.
Many might see the works as a means to protest but Black Hand says art is a way to find peace. Photo: @mohamadalinajib
Konya - Turkey -
Shrine of Jalaluddin Rumi, Konya (Enlarge)
Situated at an altitude of 1016 meters in the south central region of the vast Anatolian steppe, the city of Konya is famous far beyond the borders of Turkey. The city's renown derives from the nearby ruins of Catal Huyuk and, more so, from the shrine of Rumi, the great Sufi poet (1207-1273).
We would like to invite you to Podium Annual Exhibition of Podium photos Group at Silk Road Gallery in Tehran.
Opening Day : Sep 14, 2018 - 4pm.
Relegation of Malavan men's football team from Iran pro League and its consequent crisis triggered rumors about the club cost cutting. "When a vessel is trapped in the storm, it will discharge it's load" said the CEO of Malavan Club after a critical interview done by one of the players of Malavan Women's team. Finally, in July 29, 2016, the winding-up of the most honorable women's football team of Iran was officially announced.
Now, after two years, Malavan women's team has returned to Iran's football. Many of the former players have returned to Anzali to company their team. •Raha Yazdani, 30, has been playing football for 4 years. She served as a forward and midfielder in Zob Ahan and Shahrdary Bam clubs. However, she serves as a goalkeeper in the new round of Malavan preparation. •Maryam Irandoost, 39, has been serving both as a player and a coach for 14 years. For the past two years she played for a Turkish team and she is back to Malavan. •Arisa Roodbari, 23, is Iranian-Japanese. She came to Iran 6 months ago. Formerly, she played for Japanese local teams. She has been chosen as a player for Malavan.
Iran - Khorramabad - This series is a portrait of those who attended in "Kharrah Mali" ceremony. "kharrah Mali" is a ritual ceremony in Khorramabad, which will be held on Ashura Day. And Mourners of Imam Hussein, the third Imam of the Shiites, cover themselves with mud.
Iran - Khorramabad - a man smokes in "Kharrah Mali" ceremony on Ashoura day. "kharrah Mali" is the ritual ceremony of Khorramabad, which will be held on Ashura Day. And the men for the mourning of Imam Hussein, the third Imam of the Shiites, cover themselves with mud.
Iran - Khorramabad - Iranian Shiite Muslims roll over in a mud pond during the ‘Kharrah Mali’ (Mud Rubbing) ritual to mark the Ashura religious ceremony in the city of Khorramabad, some 470 kms southwest of Tehran.