Forever Under Construction


Posted in Art, Iran, Middle East, Music by homeyra on July 23, 2007

In no particular order:

Zahir Shah: The last king of Afghanistan, Robert Fisk

Multicultural Montreal, also Outrageous Neo-cons scenarios for Turkey, Les politiques
Monument to oil could last 5000 year:
Saint-Paul, France: In a break with their usual temporary installations, the artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude on Saturday unveiled a plan to build a giant pyramid of oil barrels in the desert of the United Arab Emirates.
The monument would be 150 metres, roughly two thirds of the height of the Eiffel Tower… read more

Christo’s latest project: a pyramid made from oil barrels in the United Arab Emirates

The Yes Men on Bill Moyers, also Arab divas: three generations, Reclaiming space, Ann El khoury

Loopy: Henry Rollins on his visit to Iran

Peyman and his tonbak: A brief history of Persian Music websites in internet

Ideas Man3: You are an agent of change

The Fanonite: Islam Now, China Then and Iraq on my mind


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  1. Kilroy said, on July 23, 2007 at 5:27 pm

    Thank you for the great linkage, Homeyra. I lost a couple of hours in Tonbak brief history. I really like — where there’s very dense musical bloggage in English. I ended up listening to some Berber fusion from a festival in Fes, Morocco. Bono sez fes gave him a lot of good ideas – maybe somewhere for U2 to go. Link is really long and weird looking. Hope it works.

    Remember! No matter where you go, there you are!

  2. homeyra said, on July 24, 2007 at 1:05 pm

    “lost a couple of hours” 🙂 That’s what it’is all about!
    and thanks for the link!

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