Welcome to the Letters Exhibition: Honoring the Bravery of Iran's Heroes

Step into the poignant world of the Letters Exhibition, where the voices of bravery, love, and pain intertwine to form a powerful narrative. This extraordinary collection of letters, born out of Iran's 2022 uprising, is a testament to the courage of those who fought for change and pay tribute to their families. Having debuted in Budapest in November 2022, this exhibition has arrived in Melbourne, ready to captivate hearts and minds.

Curated with utmost care and reverence, the Letters Exhibition showcases over 80 heartfelt letters written by families who have tragically lost their loved ones during the uprising. Translated into English to foster a wider connection, these personal messages offer a glimpse into the profound pain, resilience, and unwavering love that exists amidst the turmoil.

The Stables at The Meat Market, one of Melbourne's most captivating historical venues, serves as the backdrop for this moving display. As you explore the exhibition, you'll be transported to the heart of Iran's struggle for freedom and its profound impact on countless lives. Each letter bears witness to the sacrifice and the indomitable spirit of those who fought for a brighter future.

This initiative is driven by the unwavering dedication of Iranian activists, who have selflessly reached out to grieving families, encouraging them to share their innermost thoughts and emotions with their departed loved ones. Supported entirely by volunteers, this movement aims to raise awareness and commemorate the bravery of the heroes who have shaped Iran's history.

The Letters Exhibition's message is clear: to echo the names of these courageous individuals and honour their unwavering spirit while shedding light on the profound pain experienced by their families. By sharing their heartfelt messages, we hope to create an unbreakable bond of empathy, compassion, and understanding among all who encounter this exhibition.


Opening Ceremony 15 Aug 2023 - 6-8pm

16 Aug 2023 - 11am-8pm
17 Aug 2023 - 11am-7pm

Admission: free

The Stables at Meat Market - 3 Blackwood St, North Melbourne VIC 3051

We invite you to join us at the opening ceremony on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, from 6 pm to 8 pm, as we embark on a transformative journey together. The exhibition will continue to be displayed on Wednesday, August 16, from 11 am to 8 pm and Thursday, August 17, from 11 am to 7 pm. This fleeting opportunity to witness the Letters Exhibition is an unforgettable experience that will leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Be part of this international movement that transcends borders and resonates with the universal desire for justice and freedom. Help us carry the stories of these brave heroes to the world as the Letters Exhibition plans to embark on a journey across many other countries in the future.

Come and bear witness to the power of love, loss, and resilience. Together, let us amplify the voices of Iran's heroes and ensure their legacy lives on.


November 2022