Sara Jamshidi

Project M—

Iranian stamps from Monarchies and Mullahs to Mardom

Investigating visual iconography of Iranian stamps through themes incorporating:

kings’ portraits and Khomeini’s picture;
Lion and Sun symbol and Allah icon;
naming of country; international relations;
womens’ representation—or lack thereof;
Persian civilization and cultural heritage; 
modernization and urban development;
and untold histories and the neglected events.
Additional animation by Dan Castro.