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    November 11, 2021

    وقتی پیکان بستر روایت رنج جامعه رنگین‌کمانی می‌شود

    پروژه "پیکان آرت کار" از جشنواره "آسیای امروز" در پاریس حذف می‌شود. این اثر به گفته خالقش روایت رنجی است که بر کوئیرها در ایران روا می‌شود. این نقاش کوئیر ایرانی می‌گوید بار دیگر احساس می‌کند به حاشیه رانده شده است. Read More

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    November 1, 2021

    New York Times: To Protest Iran’s Anti-Gay Abuses, an Artist Painted a Dictator’s Car | New York Times

    “Wherever there is injustice, we need to talk about it,” Alireza Shojaian said. Read More

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    October 26, 2021

    Time Magazine: Rolling out a new vehicle for human rights

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    October 22, 2021

    Paykan Art Car Is Created to Support Iran’s LGBTQs; Paris Fair Cancels Display | KAYHAN LIFE

    Paykan — the iconic automobile made in Iran — has been turned into an artwork by the Iranian artist Alireza Shojaian, in support of Iran’s LGBTQ community. The PaykanArtCar, unveiled at the Oslo Freedom Forum in Miami on Oct. 4, was due to be shown at the Asia Now fair in Paris this week. According to Shojaian and the PaykanArtCar organizers, the display was canceled at the request of Iran-based gallerists participating in the fair. Read More

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    October 22, 2021

    چه عواملی باعث سانسور اثر #پیکان_آرت در #فرانسه شد؟ گفتگو با علیرضا شجاعیان | Voa Farsi on Twitter

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    October 19, 2021

    ‘Asia Now’ Fair in Paris Cancels Display of Paykan Art Car, Project Supporting Iran’s LGBTQs | Kayhanlife

    The PaykanArtCar — a Paykan automobile turned into an artwork by the Iranian artist Alireza Shojaian in support of Iran’s LGBTQ community — was due to be exhibited at the Asia Now art fair in Paris from Oct. 21 to 24. The fair’s organizers canceled the display of the PaykanArtCar, which had been unveiled at the Oslo Freedom Forum in Miami on Oct. 4. Read More

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    October 19, 2021

    La PaykanArtCar censurée au Paris Asian Art Fair 2021 ? | La Regle Du Jeu

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    October 18, 2021

    Ce s-a întâmplat cu limuzina Paykan Hillman-Hunter a lui Ceaușescu după ce a fost vândută la licitație

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    October 15, 2021

    A Dictator’s Car Is Transformed Into Symbol for LGBTQ+ Iranians | Out

    A historic Iranian car has been reimagined as a powerful symbol for LGBTQ+ rights in the Middle-Eastern nation. Read More

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    October 6, 2021

    رونمایی از پیکان محمدرضا پهلوی در میامی به نفع اقلیت های جنسی و جنسیتی به نقش علیرضا شجاعیان | 6 Rang