Practising against a background of explosions – for young musicians from Syria and other Arab countries, that′s the unfortunate reality. Yet recently the Arab Youth Philharmonic Orchestra gave a concert in Berlin. By Gero SchliessMore
In spite of strict moral regulations, plastic surgery is allowed in Iran. More than 60,000 Iranian women per year get nose surgery. Such contradictions have informed Tehran-born artist Homa Arkani's work since 1983.