Rap is Banned in Iran, But the Underground Scene is Flourishing
"We have so many forbidden things in Iran, but does that prevent us from doing them? If forbidden rap can tell good stories, go ahead and forbid it! The ban only means it's an opportunity."
Mullahs, Skateparks, and Designer Knock-Offs: Inside Modern Iran
It's a million things at once. A country where vastly different understandings of the world live side by side.
How Iranian Women Are Protesting Against Their Country's Strict Dress Code
In Iran, just uploading a photo of yourself without a hijab, or a video of your singing, can be an act of protest.
Why Iran's First Contemporary Arab Art Exhibit Was Important
A bizarre void in a dynamic Iranian art scene was filled this spring.
Watch Two DJs Challenge the Iranian Regime in Trailer for New Documentary 'Raving Iran'
Susanne Regina Meures' new film follows the life of Tehran underground techno producers Anoosh and Arash.
I Tried to Work as a Journalist in Iran and All I Got Was Paranoia
I guess that's what you get when you try to investigate separatist movements on a tourist visa.
Photos from Iran's Burgeoning Skateboarding Scene
While their country's leaders grapple with the West, these young skaters weave along the city streets. In Tehran, the road belongs to them.
Young Iranians Are Expressing a Collective Identity Crisis Through Art
Tehran's art scene is booming, with thousands of young painters and sculptors turning contemporary art into a powerful social force.
Kasra V's Top 10 Roller Disco Boogie Tracks
Kneepads at the ready for a selection of serious skating classics.
What the Rich Kids of Tehran Instagram Tells Us About Iranian Youth Culture
Shameless Insta-bragging or a message of political defiance?
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Iran's Former American Embassy Is Now a Museum of Anti-American Art
The Statue of Liberty as a skeleton, burning stars and stripes and a Jewish guy with a really big nose are some of the more subtle images spreading over the museum's multiple floors.
I Talked to Young Iranians About Nuclear Negotiations and the Future
Meetings over Iran's nuclear programme, which are resuming in Switzerland Monday, have reignited a small spark of hope for young Iranians I talked to.