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Considering Contemporary Iranian Photography

Kiana Hayeri, from the series ‘Beyond the Veil’, 2013 The exhibition Present Perfect? – Contemporary Photography from Iran was recently on display at the Quad Gallery in Derby. The premise of the exhibition, which is part of the annual Format Photography Festival, is to provide a fresh perspective on Iranian culture not from the outside…

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Double Visions by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Installation view of Dilbar by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2013 The exhibition Double Visions by the Thai film director and contemporary artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul was recently on display at the Anthony Reynolds Gallery in London. Born in 1970 in Bangkok, Weerasethakul has established himself as one of the foremost art house directors of his generation. Widely celebrated…