Iran: Das Private als letzte Bastion individueller Freiheit
Most art forms in Iran are illegal.
Artists shirk the law by going underground.
A group of young women and men play cards in a friend’s apartment on a Friday night. Bars and discotheques don’t exist in Iran, and the nightlife is very limited. Everything takes place in the private sphere.
Customers of Café Yalda (near Sepah Square) attend an evening pop concert. Iranian coffee shops are prized for their relaxed atmosphere and the intimacy they provide.
“AV” performs its play “Melpomene” in some old underground thermal baths in the center of Tehran. The AV theatre method is based on music, movement, dialogue and close relationship with the audience. “Gardzienice,” a Polish experimental theatre, inspires their theater.