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Photographer Bahman Jalali, 1944-2010

By Syma Sayyah, Tehran

Bahman-Jalali-04-1976-small-iUstad Bahman Jalali was an internationally acclaimed photographer and renowned artist.  He had a gentle manner that touched all of those that came to know him, he was good hearted, observant, a private and simple man, but an expert in his field.

He was liked and respected as a teacher and photographer by his colleagues, contemporaries and by his many students and without a doubt has influenced many young photographers deeply.

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Graphic Novel: The Blacksmith's revolution - Iranian methodology

blacksmith's-revolution-iKaveh Ahangar, a blacksmith, is a mythical figure in Iranian mythology who leads a popular uprising against a ruthless foreign ruler, Zahhak.

Kaveh is the most famous of Persian mythological characters in resistance against despotic foreign rule in Iran. After losing 18 of his sons to Zahhak’s serpents, he rebels against the foreign ruler of Persia and leads the people to overthrow the tyrant king.

Graphic Novel by Ramin Abhari

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