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Show Your Face, A review about Fcaes, Bodies..Cuban book by Babak Salari!

  http://www.excellencesmagazines.com/Arte/English/a(366057)-Show-face.html   Show your face Texts: Laura Ruiz Montes Photos: On the bottom left there is a little map of Cuba. It could be covered with the thumb. Floating below it there is an inscription in Bulgarian announcing the … Continue reading

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Show Your Face, A review about Cuban Book, Faces, Bodies, Personas!

http://www.excellencesmagazines.com/Arte/English/a(366057)-Show-face.html Dejarse ver Texts: Laura Ruiz Montes Photos: En la esquina inferior derecha hay un pequeño mapa de Cuba. Un dedo pulgar podría taparlo. Bajo él navega una inscripción en búlgaro que anuncia la colección cubana. No conozco siquiera una … Continue reading

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Remembering The People of Afghanistan By David Hopkins

  In a fast paced world with media focussed on single, dramatic images there is the danger that extended documentary work like that of Babak Salari’s may be missed in the rush for the next great cover shot. Salari’s photographs, … Continue reading

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© FROM SHIRAZ TO HAVANA BY Babak Salari

  FROM SHIRAZ TO HAVANA – 1 – FLASH BACK: NOSTALGIA Tomorrow, February 11th, is the 31st anniversary of the Iranian Revolution. Since 1979, I have been travelling and living in many streets, in many places around the world, including … Continue reading

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“OFF THE WALL” by:Matthew Hays

Salari explores the wall separating Israel & Palestine ART / Montreal-based photographer’s latest exhibit opens in Toronto on Sat, Oct 24 Matthew Hays / National / Friday, October 23, 2009 OFF THE WALL. An image from Babak Salari’s upcoming exhibit. … Continue reading

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Tracing the Collective Memory Through Photographs By Kalliopi Poutouroglou

For, when we will no longer exist, nobody will be able to testify on our behalf. There will be nothing left but the indifferent nature.(Roland Barthes, La camera lucida) The great authenticity of Babak Salari’s photographic work derives from his … Continue reading

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A conversation with Babak Salari

Last week, I had the chance to sit down with Babak Salari, a very talented photographer and a very dear friend of mine, to talk about his Afghanistan project, which has recently been published by Janet 45. The first book launch for Remembering … Continue reading

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Mi Calle: Cuba by Joseph L. Scarpaci

                          Mi calle. Historias cubanas. Diana Ivanova and Babak Salari, (Eds.) Plovdiv, Bulgaria: Janet 45 Ltd, 2010. 147 pp, notes and photographs. $12.00 paperback (ISBN 978-954-491-605-3) Mi calle … Continue reading

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Cultural Crossroads interview by Stefan Christoff

    November 6th, 2008 Cultural Crossroads: Babak Salari – Web exclusive! http://www.hour.ca/news/news.aspx?iIDArticle=15986 Write a comment on this article ! Read members’ comments [3 New bent on the Cuban revolution Stefan Christoff Salari: All smiles photo: Peter Berra Montreal is … Continue reading

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Glimpses of queer Cuba by Mathew Hayes

Glimpses of queer Cuba http://www.montrealmirror.com/2008/032708/news2.html >>Montreal photographer Babak Salari captures a gay subculture by MATTHEW HAYS Babak Salari says that the more time he spent in Cuba, the more powerful the connection felt. Salari, a Montreal-based photographer, began to travel … Continue reading

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