Sackler Gallery’s My Iran: Six Women Photographers Chronicles the Iranian Revolution and the 40 Years Since

By Sheila Wickouski Set against the contrasting background of urban Tehran and the natural landscape, Somayeh, by Newsha Tavakolian, is an almost life-sized looped projection. Somayeh stands amid dead tree branches, a gentle wind blows her blue headscarf and the clear plastic garbage bags caught in fallen tree limbs. She is unblinking, enveloped by the […]