Art stage of Iran is full of various approaches and trends. During 10 years of their activity, Persbook has taken this variation into consideration and has attempted to present different dimensions of Iran’s contemporary art stage.  By choosing Kashan (cradle of Iran’s crafts) for their exhibition, tenth event of Persbook adopts an approach to Iranian artistic heritage and supports national traditions of Iranian arts. Also, by concentrating on facilities of the ancient Kashan City, this group invites artists to the rethinking of Iranian artistic and cultural traditions and their recreation in the contemporary art. Since long time ago, Iran’s crafts have been intertwined with the ordinary life and Iranian culture and nature. These arts have grown and continued for centuries in this country. Therefore, there are enormous capacities and facilities for development and advancement.  The Tenth Persbook focuses their attention on the redefining and recreation of traditional arts in contemporary context. Artists of this event foster relationship between Iranian ancient and traditional arts and the contemporary art or look for this relationship. Revival of traditional arts does not mean repetition of the past or continuance of established methods. Rather, the focus is on dynamism and artistic pursuance for creativity in form and content of the artistic art. These aims are achieved by relying on knowledge, skills, studies, and awareness of ancient arts qualities and the present requirements… More

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Kashan, Iran
Manouchehri House

Workshops & Discussions

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 Kianoush Motaqedi/ Reza Babajani/ Elahe Moghadami/ Hoda Akhlaghi

Persbook Calander

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October 18-20 ,2020
Registration: until October 17, 2020;

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Previous Persbook Competition

350+Artists
9Competition
50+Workshops & Discussions
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