A group of artists in a demonstration against the Akhundi regime

One of the signatories, London-based curator Vali Mahlouji has also called for direct action by protesters against arts organizations that receive money. Mahlouji told The Guardian: “We know that some private galleries are connected to the money systems of the state, including the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Council. They need to be boycotted.” Since the beginning of the protests, art has been used by demonstrators to signal anger at the regime, including red dye being poured into fountains and red nooses hung from trees.

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