Five years ago Tehran-born Mahsa Soroudi married Mohsen Vafa. A week later they left Iran. First a year in Malaysia, and now the last 4 years in the United States. Three-and-a-half of them in Newport Beach, CA: 50 miles southeast of Downtown Los Angeles, and 7,500 miles west of Tehran.
A panel discussion exploring what contemporary art can do to push acceptance along culture & gender spectrums.
A conversation with author and USC professor Aimee Bender, and Museum of Jurassic Technology director David Wilson. Recorded on 22 May 2006 in the Museum of Jurassic Technology tea room.