Golshid Mola wanted to create a marketplace for the works of underground Iranian designers and artists. But American sanctions against Iran make her goal, and the goals of other Iranian American entrepreneurs, all but impossible.
Humza Deas isn't even 18 yet, but his photography is already a sensation. His shots from atop New York City's buildings and landmarks have earned him a huge Instagram following, a print-selling business and a New York Magazine cover.
Tania Bruguera was arrested after trying to stage an open-mic performance in Revolution Square in Havana a few weeks back. She's free now, but without her passport, and "I'm followed 24-7 by a car and by people."
Many people know Tomi Ungerer for his children's books, but the French cartoonist was a scathing satirist who turned his pen against New York's rich, the Vietnam War and even Hitler — while living under Nazi occupation.
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