Women in Iran’s music scene

The effects of sexism in Iran’s music scene through the eyes of female Iranian musicians At first glance, segregation and gender discrimination in the music scene, as a human – cultural and social phenomena that affects the entire society, might seem a non-important and imaginary issue. Throughout the entire history of human evolution, music hasContinue reading “Women in Iran’s music scene”

Musical Identity Crisis of the Confused Generation in Iran

In the past decades Iran has gone through several social, cultural and ethical changes including constant changes in the policies regarding music production, education and performance. Aida Khorsandi is a musician and music instructor who considers herself as belonging to a confused generation of young Iranians. She tells us about the effects of Iran’s social changes on herContinue reading “Musical Identity Crisis of the Confused Generation in Iran”