June 2022

Being a Critic Is Easy

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Being a critic is easy, being a person is hard. I almost wrote exclusively about the difficulty of being an artist, but as I was putting my fingers to the keys, I realized it’s not just about being an artist.… Read More »Being a Critic Is Easy

British Columbia

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I would move to Vancouver in a heartbeat. My two worlds, my two backgrounds collide when I am there. Never, in all my life, have I been somewhere with so many British and Iranians in one place. I can hear… Read More »British Columbia

The Degas Pose

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I know what you’re thinking. You can see it in your mind. If you know anything about Degas’ ballerinas, you know the statue I think you’re thinking about. It’s the girl in a tutu, the bronze sculpture of her standing… Read More »The Degas Pose

It’s been a week

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I have so many things rushing around my head right now, but the truth is that none of them are thoughts I want to write down here. It’s been, for lack of a better phrase, a day. Rather, it’s been… Read More »It’s been a week

Who We are

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When someone asks us to tell them about ourselves, we often start the answer by talking about our parents. Maybe we talk about our heritage. I did this just the other day. And while stories about our parents can be… Read More »Who We are