Lecture: Underground Music in Iran, with Mohsen Namjoo Past

Thursday, Sept 12, 2013 ,
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
- New York, NY, United States

Visionary musician Mohsen Namjoo is considered the voice of a generation for Iranian youth. Join him as he speaks about the vibrant underground music scene that has emerged in Iran. Demonstrations will accompany the lecture.

Lecture will be given in Farsi with English translation.

Can’t make it to this program? Tune in to AsiaSociety.org/Live at 6:30 pm ET for a free live video webcast.

This program is part of Asia Society's ongoing initiative Creative Voices of Muslim Asia, made possible by support from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art. Additional support for Iran Modern programming is provided by the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation and the American Institute of Iranian Studies.

In conjunction with the exhibition Iran Modern, on view from September 6, 2013 through January 5, 2014.

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