A feature interview with iconic Iranian sculptor, painter, scholar and art collector, Parviz Tanavoli – one of greatest modern and contemporary artists of Iran. Parviz joins Jian to talk about his life journey, his confidence, his persistence, his views on mortality, his migration to Canada and Vancouver, his forthcoming book, “A Virus for Collecting,” and his recent donation of over 1400 rugs and carpets from his collection to the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ministry in Iran. Plus the Roqe team reconvenes with Mona from Melbourne for the proverb/saying of the week.

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