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Cyclonopedia – Artforum International: Best of 2009

‘An American artist, Kristen Alvanson – out of curiosity or simply boredom, it’s not clear – travels to Istanbul to meet a mysterious online contact. The contact never turns up. However, Kristen, as she relates in her jour­nal, does find a manuscript called Cyclonopedia, which in turn purports to be based on the disturbing and […]

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Ecstasy of the everyday

Review in the newspaper ‘The Australian’ Barry Hill | September 22, 2007 Fifty Poems of Attar: Texts, Translations and Analysis By Kenneth Avery and Ali Alizadeh re.press, 199pp, $25 THIS year is the 800th birthday of one of the great poets of love: the famous Persian, Jalaluddin Rumi, whose life overlapped those of Francis of […]

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re.press in the Teranian Times

“Fifty Poems of Attar” hits Australian bookstores TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (MNA) — An English translation of a collection of poems by the 13th century Sufi poet Farid ad-Din Attar entitled “Fifty Poems of Attar” by Kenneth Avery and Ali Alizadeh has been published in August by re.press publications in Australia. Melbourne-based Iranian poet, Ali Alizadeh, […]

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