"Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others.
Unfold your own myth." — Rumi
Origins of this project
This project grew out of rejection. In 2013, I sought out creative writing as an outlet for my pent-up energies, an antidote to my desk job. I didn't have a specific goal in mind. My general aim...
Some identities are created through intellectual inquiry. Others are felt. Read stories here about how Iranians in the diaspora are weaving together personal experience to make meaning through narratives relating to identity.
Part oral history project. Part media platform. The Iranian Identity Project serves as a resource for Iranian diaspora arts, culture and the slow process of meaning-making through personal experience.