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Selected press

 
 
2020
 
Six Poems by Joobin BekhradKGB Bar Online Literary Review
The Guardian’s Report on Forough Farrokhzad’s Only FilmEghtesad News
When Forough Farrokhzad Depicted the Trials of QuarantineIran Art
A PoetMilenio
A Millennium of Persian Poetry by WomenBooks.fr
(Also featured in the May issue)
 
2019
 
Twitter Says Kanye West’s New Opera Is ‘Amazing & Impressive’Highsnobriety
Kanye West Puts Wrong Emperor on Nebuchadnezzar Opera InviteHypebeast
Kanye West Put the Wrong Emperor on Nebuchadnezzar Opera InviteConsequence of Sound
How Kenneth Anger Created Camp Cinema With His Short Film Puce MomentPopMatters
On SavushunThe Complete Review
Was interviewed on SiriusXM’s Volume about the history of the electric guitar
 
2018
 
In Retrospect: Shirin Aliabadi – Mojeh (issue 62)
How to Capture the Freddie Mercury Style TodayFashion Files
People Are Still Inspired by Frida Kahlo’s Looks. A New Museum Exhibition Focuses on Her Life as a Style IconThe Lily
Guns ’n’ Roses Nixes Racist, Homophobic Song from Appetite for Destruction ReissueThe Washington Post
The Eternal Iranian Divination Ritual of Fal-e HafezKojaro
BBC Investigates Very Rare RubaiyatPoetry Foundation
A radio interview with Monocle Books Editor Georgina Godwin
A Love Letter to TehranQantara (an initiative of Deutsche Welle)
Calling All Iranian Artists: The Behnam Bakhtiar AwardHarper’s Bazaar Art
The Best in Art 2017 (International Edition)Jadaliyya
An interview with The Bosphorus Review of Books
 
2017
 
The Ten Most-Read Another Man Stories of the YearAnother Man
An Interview with Joobin BekhradPersian Heritage (cover story)
Behnam Bakthiar Award Set Up to Promote Iranian ArtThe Art Newspaper
Joobin Bekhrad and the Challenge of Promoting Contemporary Iranian ArtGRIOT
Coming Down Again
Persian Tribune
Telecasters and TahdigREORIENT
An interview with Marco Werman on PRI’s The World, a co-production of the BBC
Interview: ReorientSilent Frame
Spoke live on the University of Toronto’s CIUT 89.5 FM on March 20, 2017 
about the Aga Khan Museum’s Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet exhibition
Enlightening Voyage through a Young Iranian’s Inner WorldMorning Star
Art World Reels from Trump’s Immigration BanThe Art Newspaper
REORIENT Magazine Founder Publishes Debut NovelKayhan London
Coming Down AgainBazaar
 
2016
 
Neither Camel nor BirdPla+form
From Tehran to Toronto and Everywhere In BetweenThe Globe and Mail
The Real MeHarper’s Bazaar Art
An interview with France’s Fondation Behnam Bakhtiar
The Other Way Around: The Story of Benji KnewmanStreet Equipment
The Other Orientl’Officiel Hommes (Levant)
An interview with The Tenth Degree
Pull Up the Volume – Pull & Bear
How Will Renewed Economic Relations with Iran Affect Iranian-Canadians? – CBC Radio
The Middle East OnlineGhanoon Newspaper
Leading Figures in the Art World Support Palestinian Artist Sentenced to Death for ApostasyNewsweek
 
2015
 
Was featured in the A/W 2015 edition of Majestic Disorder
From Uckfield to PersepolisThe Courtauld News
An interview with Magic of Persia
Yashar Kemal – A Writer’s HeroCornucopia Magazine
Pre-Revolution PopThe Pitch
 
2014
 
Cairo Policy Journal Delves into Art and PoliticsHyperallergic
Three Insiders Reveal the Hottest Contemporary Art Venues in the [Persian] GulfArt Radar Asia
Mixtape: Persian Fire – Art Dubai
 
2013
 
Rising in the EastArt and Antiques
 
2012
 
The Art ClvbOasis Magazine
The Other Middle East – Ryerson Folio
Innovator of the Week: Joobin BekhradNokia Connects (Microsoft)