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Retexture; traces of tradition and contemporary concerns in collaboration

, 2020/05/12
pdated: Apr 22 REYHANEH MIRJAHANI Artist-researcher In the past few years, visual art events in Iran used to take place almost entirely in gallery spaces and engaged only with their pre-existing public. The revolution of 1979 exacerbated this situation, with the ...

Haleh Gallery |Nov 2013- Jan 2014|Germany

2014/10/23
Haleh Gallery in Berg, Germany is slated to mount a group exhibition entitled “Red” on Friday 29th November 2013.“Red” is the concept, Red is international, common to all cultures and worth a thousand words. Red is the traffic light, Coca ...

NIETZSCHE WAS A MAN|June 7- July 21- 2013|Mexico

2013/10/23
“NIETZSCHE WAS A MAN” Video art by 19 Iranian women Curated by Alysse Stepanian (USA) and Neda Darzi (Iran) By Alysse Stepanian: Much debate has been centered around the seemingly misogynistic views of 19th Century German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche. A ...

III Moscow International Biannale For Young Art | 2012|Russia

2012/10/22
” Khafaqan” by Mozhgan ERFANI Persbook has the honor to annonce the selection of two persbook artists in the third Moscow Biennale of Young Art 2012. Two art works of the Persbook winners (2) , the video art project “Khafaqan” ...

Art Tomorrow | No 6 2012 | Iran

2012/10/22
Review of “Bimarz” | “Spaceless” Exhibition in Tehran (September 9-18, 2011) “Bimarz” (literally, “without borders”) was a groundbreaking exhibit at Tehran’s Siin Gallery in September 2011. The show was the outcome of Iran’s first art contest to be conducted through ...

Three World in One | June 2011 | Lithuania

2011/10/23
After Photographic Festival”CONTACT”in Canada, Edward Lucie-Smith has selected 4 Persbook winners again: Asieh Roholamini, AmirHossien Keihani,Bahareh Bisheh, Mahmoud Maktabi for an exhibition called”3 Worlds in 1″in  Lithuania.    On 29th of June, 2011 (Wednesday), at 6 p.m., Klaipeda Culture Communication Centre Exhibition ...

CONTACT PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL|May 2011|Canada

2011/10/23
Scotiabank “CONTACT” Photography Festival: FIGURE & GROUND, MAY 1 – 31 / 2011 Iranian Bodies & The SuchThe largest photography event in the world, is devoted to celebrating, and fostering an appreciation of the art and the profession of photography. ...

KUNSTZEITUNG|Jan 2011|No173|Germany

, 2011/10/23
The very well-known German art newspaper KUNSTZEITUNG released news about the 1st Iranian Contemporary Art- Persbook Contest. Its audience consists of art experts. It has a circulation of 200 000 exemplars, appears once a month and is available in all ...

Edward Lucie-Smith| Tandis Magazin| Nov 2010|No187|Iran

, 2010/10/23
Persbook is the first artistic contest in the cyber social network community and owes itself to the honest and dedicated friends who believe that “Culture can be transmitted and expanded through General Media without any geographical borders” Persbook  visual art ...
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Retexture; traces of tradition and contemporary concerns in collaboration

, 2020/05/12
pdated: Apr 22 REYHANEH MIRJAHANI Artist-researcher In the past few years, visual art events in Iran used to take place almost entirely in gallery spaces and engaged only with their pre-existing public. The revolution of 1979 exacerbated this situation, with the ...

Art and the Anthropocene

2017/10/26
Pamela Karimi The 1960s witnessed a transformative shift in the recognition of the human impact upon the Earth’s ecosphere. In The Silent Spring (1962), the American biologist Rachel Carson drew attention to the devastating consequences of human intervention on nature, ...

Behind the fence of Ouroboros | Nima Zaghian

2013/07/25
Nima Zaghian Translated by Nikoo Tarkhani 1 Ouroboros is a Greek term meaning “a snake that bites its tail”. This mythic snake has been mentioned in so many ancient texts; by different names and faces. A snake that bites its ...

KUNSTZEITUNG|Jan 2011|No173|Germany

, 2011/10/23
The very well-known German art newspaper KUNSTZEITUNG released news about the 1st Iranian Contemporary Art- Persbook Contest. Its audience consists of art experts. It has a circulation of 200 000 exemplars, appears once a month and is available in all ...