Archaeology of the Final Decade

Stanford University Talk Vali Mahlouji is a London-based curator and independent advisor to the British Museum…[Read More]

Archaeology of the Final Decade

The Mosaic Rooms What determines if heritage is preserved or lost? Vali Malhouji will be in conversation with Irit Rogoff to discuss Archaeology of the Final Decade, his curatorial project to excavate the remains…

Kaveh Golestan’s ‘Prostitute’ & Recreating the Citadel at Tate Modern

Archaeology of the Final Decade (AOTFD) is delighted to announce the opening of a room dedicated to Recreating the Citadel: Prostitute (1975-77) at Tate Modern, featuring Kaveh Golestan’s photographic work alongside research materials uncovered by AOTFD….

Rare Glimpses of Iran’s Lost Underworld

PARIS — Kaveh Golestan was 52 on the bright spring day he died. He was killed in a minefield in northern Iraq in 2003 while working as a…

An anthology of the final decade: exploring Iran’s past through art

Polaroids by Kaveh Golestan A lizard-headed strongman and a nineteenth-century noblewoman pose together on a chaise lounge. Outstretched before a crowd of Qajar dignitaries lies a nude woman….

Photo London 2015 : Kaveh Golestan, Prostitute series

The Citadel presents 61 vintage photographs from the series ” Prostitute ” of women working in the Citadel of Shahr-e No, the former red light district of Tehran. Between…

A Utopian Stage: Festival of Arts Shiraz-Persepolis

The Whitechapel Gallery presents a new archive display which documents the history of the Festival of Arts Shiraz-Persepolis, a ground-breaking international arts festival held around Shiraz, Iran, every…