an member station

KNPR

Iranian Artists Find Refuge In Vegas

Ali Fathollahi and Nanda Sharifpour fled Iran with little more than the clothes on their backs -- and all the art they could smuggle out of the country. The two artists moved to Turkey, and then to Las Vegas six months ago. They found community in the Arts District. We'll talk about their journey from Iran to Las Vegas and how it feels to be so far from home.
 
GUESTS
 
Ali Fathollahi, Artist
Nanda Sharifpour, Artist
 

 

Artwork by Ali Fathollahi

Support comes from

More Stories

KNPR
Desert Bloom
Sep 15, 2014

Desert Heat

KNPR
Desert Bloom
Jun 10, 2014

Palm Care

KNPR
Desert Bloom
Oct 07, 2014

Second Spring

Now Playing
/
My Queue
Press Play to start audio

My Queue

Nothing Playing

Add some items to your playlist to play them.