Without Borders is the title for Persbook Art’s Annual Contest. Established in 2009, it was the first contest for visual arts in Iran. Persbook Art’s core objectiveis to reinforce art activities in Iran, support emerging Iranian artists and provide them with great opportunities to exhibit their artworks ininternationally respected galleries and museums. Its website is designed in a way to facilitate learning aboutIranian artists and other individuals who work with Persbook.
Unlike other art galleries and art organizations in Iran, Persbook Art encourages professional scholars, artists and critics from various nations to serve as jurors. Also, the public is welcomed to vote for their favorite artists and to be engaged in the contest directly.
Persbook Art is proud to announce that about 15,000 artists have participated in its first three annual contests.
The jurors: Ahmad Nadalian, BehnamKamrani, Farideh Shahsavarani, Farzin Hedayatzadeh, Gholamhossein Nami,
KambizSabri, KoroushGolnari, Mehdi Saeedi, Malek DadyarGarosiyan, Neda Darzi, ShadiGhadirian.
Honorary Artist: Aneh Mohammad Tatari
Management team: ArashAshkar, Negar Mobarakzadeh, Leila Rahimian, OjanShirozhan
Selected Artists: Ali Fathi Zahraee, Amir Alizadeh, Amir Hossein Dezfouli, Amir Khojasteh, AzadehNilchiani, Bahar Arbabi, Bahar Bisheh, BehshadTajammol, Daryoush Rad, Donya Hajizadeh, Enayat Sahraee, ErfanGhiasi, Fatemeh Alipour, Fatemeh Jalali, FatemehTaheri, Ghazaal Parto, GolnazMoghaddam, Hani Najm, Jalal Sepehr, KatayoonRanjbaran, Low Art Group, MahdiehSafaeNea, Mahmoud Maktabi, Mahnaz SeyedEkhtiyari, Mahshid Mahboubifar, Maryam Rahmani, Melodie Hojabr Sadat, NastaranSafaee, Nikhzad Arabshahi, Nima Sonbolestan, Omid Shayan, Open-Five Group, Paria Karami, Parichehr Tayebi, Sahar Mokhtari, Sahar Salehzadeh, Sajedeh Parpoochi, Saleh Elahi, Sanaz Dezfoulian, Sara Rahanjam, Seyed Mohammad Hazrati, Shahrnaz Zarkesh, ShahryarHatami, Sina Moghanian, Somayeh Moharami.
Selected artists by People: Abdolreza Asaadi, ElahehZahedi, Saba Soleymani, ShahinGolshahr, Tara Behbahani.
Selected Artists for White Border: Amin Hooshmand, Amir Mahmoudian, Amir Rezaee, Armaghan Samadian, Arman BabaiSedaghat, Bahar Faraz, Dena Jahanbakhsh, Farid Aminoleslam, Fatemeh Mohammadi Maklavani, Golnaz Shahmirzadi, Hamed Mahoutforoushha, Kaveh Golparian, Mani Kashiyan, Marziyeh BaghaeeMasoud Aslani, Mehdi Fazelbeygi, Mikaeel Rahmani, Mosayeb Zare, Navid Sajadiyeh, Nemat Momeni, Peyman Ghafari, Reyhaneh Maleki, Roya Mirsistani, Salileh Sharifi, Saloomeh Soozanchi, Saman Shadkamali, Sana Zarabian, Sanaz Zamani, Sara Safari, Sorour Fatahi, Seyed Mojtaba Nasiri, Shohreh Golazad,
Special Thanks: Ali Ettehad, Mohamad Parvizi,Jamshid Haghighat Shenas, Nima Sonbolestan, Mahshid Modares, Shahrnaz Zarkesh, Amir Alizadeh