Iran
Modern Miniaturism: An Interview with Kurosh ValaNejad

Modern Miniaturism: An Interview with Kurosh ValaNejad

The Cat and the Coup is a documentary videogame created by Peter Brinson and Kurosh ValaNejad. You can find their website, and the link through which to download the game for Mac or PC for free, here. Like any good documentarians, Brinson and ValaNejad make liberal use of artistic cues – visual and aural –...
Yüksekova and the Forty Thieves

Yüksekova and the Forty Thieves

A printable version (.pdf) of this article is available here. An earlier version of this article had a misattributed quoted included. That quote has since been removed because of the error. YÜKSEKOVA –  As my host pours me tea, he asks me, “do you see how white this sugar is?”It’s Iranian, much more pure, so...