Around the world, artists have experimented with optical illusions. Amongst them is Iranian artist Shirin Abedinirad. Born in 1986 Tabriz, Iran, she started with a passion for painting, partially inspired by her parents. Both of them highly encouraged her to pursue art as part of her life.
Abbas Kowsari – Police Women Academy, 2006
Tehran’s first all-female police unit
In 2003 the first females ever graduated from Iran’s police academy in the capital city Tehran, after undergoing training of three years. Spiritual leader Ayatollah Khamenei himself had to give permission to Tehran’s police chief Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf to create the first all-female police unit.