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In Iran, censorship works to limit and suppress the publishing, distribution, and viewing of information considered inappropriate by the Islamic Republic of Iran, that came into power following the 1979 revolution. Unlike the prior secular laws, the new constitution reclaimed the Sharia, an old system of religious laws that is now known as Islamic Law. In accordance with the new Islamic law, the Iranian government established the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance in order to regulate and control the press, both national and international. Since its establishment, the Ministry has censored content arbitrarily. Even today, censored content varies and is, therefore, difficult to define. Body parts, such as women’s cleavage; certain religious issues; and even musical instruments are among the censored content. The Ministry of Culture uses a diverse range of technical tricks, like sticky notes and marker pens, to censor male and female bodies. Through these alterations, the Ministry has unintentionally created photomontages, which have ultimately led to new visual and semiotic meanings. In The Islamic Art of Censorship, Ali Kaveh examines the ways in which Islamic law has affected censorship following the 1979 revolution. Kaveh displays a collection of national and international magazines, dating from 1934 to the present. The project includes three parts: