The Shiraz Arts Festival: Western Avant-Garde Arts in 1970s Iran

@article{Gluck2007TheSA,
  title={The Shiraz Arts Festival: Western Avant-Garde Arts in 1970s Iran},
  author={R. Gluck},
  journal={Leonardo},
  year={2007},
  volume={40},
  pages={20-28}
}
ABSTRACT Iran in the 1970s was host to an array of electronic music and avant-garde arts. In the decade prior to the Islamic revolution, the Shiraz Arts Festival provided a showcase for composers, performers, dancers and theater directors from Iran and abroad, among them Iannis Xenakis, Peter Brook, John Cage, Gordon Mumma, David Tudor, Karlheinz Stockhausen and Merce Cunningham. A significant arts center, which was to include electronic music and recording studios, was planned as an outgrowth… Expand
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