A poster by Shahrzad Changalvaee on display at the Museum of Islamic Art in Jerusalem. Courtesy of Moravian Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic

Iranian Posters on Show in Jerusalem Reveal Visual Language Used to Bypass Censorship

The works integrate the clean minimalism that characterizes contemporary art with the complexity that informs Persian typography.

“I couldn’t get into Iran, so I brought Iran here,” says graphic designer Yossi Lemel, who together with Czech curator Marta Sylvestrova put together the exhibit “Sign from Iran,” on display at the Museum of...

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