Remembering Mahsa Jina Amini Around the World Through Murals for Freedom
Street art curator and muralist Cloe Hakakian has a global vision for how street art can contribute to the cause of fighting the corruption and violence in Iran in collaboration with street artists from Ashley Hodder in Pittsburgh to Ghazaleh Rastgar in Toronto to Despierto Collective in Berlin.
Nasrin Sheykhi Draws A Free Future for Iranian Women
Cartoonist Nasrin Sheykhi, featured in UP5: ICONS, is no stranger to the power that art can have. But in the wake of the brutal murder of Jina (Mahsa) Amini by the Iranian morality police for not wearing her hijab correctly, Sheykhi is finding new ways to use her voice to stand with the woman of her native Iran.