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Firoozeh Bazrafkan’s Passion For Freedom: The Elite Censor The Artist Scared Of Islamism

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WHO is speaking truth to power? Nick Cohen writes:

If you listen to artists, writers, academics and journalists, you would think that thousands of them operate in a radical underground. They say the right things. They ‘speak truth to power’, ‘transgress boundaries’, and all the rest of it. But you will have noticed that they are careful only to challenge religions that won’t hurt them (Christianity) and governments that won’t arrest them (democracies).

He goes on to talk of a who by Iranian-born artist Firoozeh Bazrafkan. You might not like her. But you have to admit she’s not easily intimidated. This how she celebrates the Iranian Revolution:

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Posted: 14th, November 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment