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Carol Nisar

Carol Nisar is a writer and editor living in Berkeley, California. She has a PhD in Art History and Visual Studies from the University of Manchester.

Enghelab Street, A Revolution through Books: Iran 1979 – 1983

Amassed by the artist Hannah Darabi, this oversized photobook casts a broadly curated lens on the sociopolitical turmoil induced by Iran’s Islamic revolution through a look at the Tehran’s underground publishing scene. Including personal recollections, first-hand accounts from publishers and photographers, and invaluable photographic documentation of the books and the city, Darabi and researcher Chowra Makaremi reconstruct this important moment in Iran’s history.

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The Brooklyn Rail

APRIL 2020

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