Opening on Friday December 12 at Aaran Gallery in Tehran.
Goethe has said "blessed is the nation that does not
Dictatorships are the most fertile fields for the creation of heroes and have devised the most compelling reasons for hero worship.
Who do we put on a pedestal ? Who reflects the
very best of human nature? What do we do with a hero who has done something less
heroic ? Is a hero a hero twenty four hours a day? Is he a hero when he orders
food at restaurants?
Bible says "There are just men for life and there are also just men for an hour"!
A story is told of a righteous man who went to city of Sodom to preach against lies, thievery, and indifference. No one listened. When asked why he continues to preach , he said "I must keep speaking out . I thought I had to shout to change them. Now I know I must shout so that they can not change me."
Text adapted from:
Hero's Hero : The Concept of Heroes.
By Elie Wiesel.
Nobel peace laureate.
AAran Art Gallery. Tehran.
No 9 dey street. North Kheradmand ave.
Tel +9821 88829086- 9
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