Listen © Newsha Tavakolian
Mrs. Deane profiles our very own Newsha Tavakolian's wonderful new project:
Slowly, doggedly, persistently, steadily Newsha Tavakolian has been building her career, first as a photojournalist for local newspapers in Iran, then working for international media, today including regular contributions to the New York Times Lens blog. Now she is edging towards the world where documentary meets art project, announcing her arrival with a project aptly called Listen. Listen deals with female ambitions being frustrated but not extinguished by the powers that be. If women in Iran are forbidden to sing solo or record music, then nothing stops them to perform in silence.
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