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Now in its Second Year, the Khor Art Initiative Is Aiming to Revitalize Iran’s Beleaguered Arts Community

Last year, Iran was among the countries hardest hit by the pandemic, and the nation’s isolated political status only served to exacerbate an already tragic situation. For artists, revenue sources dried up as exhibitions were abruptly canceled.

Amid the tumult, Saradipour Art Gallery (SARAI), a gallery that focuses on Middle Eastern artists, decided to launch the Khor Art Initiative, an independent art prize defined to discover and support emerging, and mainly Iranian, talents and introduce them to a wider audience. Gallery founder Hassan Saradipour spearheaded the idea, seeing it as a revitalizing event that would bolster optimism and energy

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Child’s Severe COVID Case Rallies Community Support But Not Vaccinations : Shots

Allie Henderson with her sister Claire (left) and her mom, LeAnn, outside their home recently in Terry, Miss. “I want people to get vaccinated — because I know what it feels like,” Allie says of her near-fatal encounter with COVID-19 this year.

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Allie Henderson with her sister Claire (left) and her mom, LeAnn, outside their home recently in Terry, Miss. “I want people to get vaccinated — because I know what it feels like,” Allie says of her near-fatal encounter with COVID-19 this year.

Imani Khayyam for KHN

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