Image Remarks: This photograph shows the inside of a zoorkhaneh, a traditional Iranian wrestling gym, in Tehran. The artist has explained that ‘tradition forbids presence of women’ in zurkhana. Atashi includes herself in the scene through a reflection in a mirror.
Tags :Tehran , Zoorkhaneh , Mehranesh Atashi , Pahlevan , 2004 -Section :Sports
Source/Contributor::Victoria & Albert Museum-Russell Harris