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Newsha Tavakolian
The project Listen focuses on women singers who are not allowed to perform solo or produce their own CDs due to Islamic regulations in effect since the 1979 revolution. The photos are taken of the professional women singers perfomring in their mind in front of a large audience where in reality this was taking place in a small private studio in downtown Tehran. Subsequently, in my mind I made a dream cover CD for each of the women which was my own interpretation of the society I live in and experience, however, the CD cases will for now remain empty.
“For me a woman’s voice represents a power that...

Newsha Tavakolian 2011

IRAN. Mahmoudabad. Caspian Sea. 2011. Imaginary CD cover for...
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Newsha Tavakolian 2011

IRAN. Teheran. 2011. Imaginary CD cover for Azita.
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Newsha Tavakolian 2011

IRAN. Teheran. 2011. Imaginary CD cover for Ghazal.
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Newsha Tavakolian 2011

IRAN. Teheran. 2011. Imaginary CD cover for Sayeh.
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Newsha Tavakolian 2011

IRAN. Teheran. 2011. Imaginary CD cover for Mahsa.
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Newsha Tavakolian 2011

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Newsha Tavakolian 2010

IRAN. Teheran. 2010.
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Newsha Tavakolian 2010

IRAN. Teheran. 2010.
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Newsha Tavakolian 2010

IRAN. Teheran. 2010.
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Newsha Tavakolian 2010

IRAN. Teheran. 2010.
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Newsha Tavakolian 2010

IRAN. Teheran. 2010.
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