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Two Choirs, 160 Vocalists will Perform "Sacred Earth" at Tehran Festival
Iran Philharmonic Choir and Naamira Choir will perform a joint concert at the 32nd edition of the Fajr International Music Festival in Tehran, 11-20 January 2016
Iranian director Behruz Nuranipur’s “A157” won the Signs Award for Documentary at the 14th International Festival Signes de Nuit, which was held in Paris from November 24 to December 4.
Acclaimed director and playwright Bahram Beizai’s “Four Boxes” (1967) is now on stage at Tehran’s Se-Noqteh Theater.
The award-winning Iranian play ‘Tapancheh Khanoum’ (literally meaning ‘Lady Pistol’) directed by Shahbedin Hoseinpur is on stage at City Theater in Tehran.
The Tehran Municipality announced on Monday the establishment of an ensemble named the City Orchestra during a ceremony at Tehran’s Garden Art Museum.
The call for the second edition of Tehran International Contemporary Music for stage performance, electronic and experimental music, research articles and seminars is published.
Persian-language horror film 'Under the Shadow' by Iranian director Babak Anvari which represents UK's Oscar entry won three awards at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) in London.
The call for the first National Green Music Festival is published with the aim of institutionalization of ecological culture in the environment and its promotion in the society with the help of music.
A 700 years old Plane Tree in the village of Kinaj in Kujur, Mazandaran has been registered on the National Inheritance list.
French instructor Dominique Dupoux Vaudeville will be holding a buffoonery acting workshop at Tehran’s Fanous Art and Culture House next week.
Italian maestro Damiano Giuranna, the founder of the World Youth Orchestra held master classes for two days in Tehran with the renowned Iranian composer and conductor Nader Mashayekhi as the guest.
The 10th Cinema Verite, Iran’s major international festival for documentary cinema, opened at Tehran’s Charsu Cineplex on Sunday.
 
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Towards the New Realism
Recently we have seen a growing interest in realism, which for a long time seemed historically passé. But the notion of realism is not as obvious as it seems. One often understands “realism” to mean the production of mimetic images of “reality.”
Tactically, conceptualism is no doubt the strongest position of the three; for the tired nominalist can lapse into conceptualism and still allay his puritanic conscience with the reflection that he has not quite taken to eating lotus with the Platonists.
One of the consequences of globalization and the deterritorialization of financial capital has been that the decisions that affect world citizens are now made by representatives of a corporate oligarchy untethered from the direct interests of nation-states. Secret negotiations and treaties have taken the place of constitutions and other forms of social contract, becoming the dominant method for managing natural resources, transnational security, copyright, privatization, food autonomy, financial fluxes, drug patents, and so forth.
Preserving historical fabrics in Iran in comparison to western countries is a newly established endeavor. This concern grew in Europe from several years ago and synchronous to modernization of societies. Technological developments in the twentieth century, providing the possibility to generate multiple copies of artworks firstly heralded a new age, in which Art, previously available only to the elite, was taken and brought among the ruck.
In the 1960s and ’70s, politicization meant taking a position, establishing and following a political program, taking up armed struggle, putting one’s skills (including art) at the service of the revolution, fighting in the name of the horizon of state socialism, and acting in solidarity with anti-imperialist and decolonization struggles.
Painters may view scenes in a way that's similar to how the world really is: A mishmash of colors, lines and shapes.
In recent years, in celebration of the Persian New Year, the Tehran Municipality and the Organization of Tehran Beautification have been organizing an annual spring urban art event comprised of art exhibits and installations in public spaces around the city. With each coming year the event has grown larger with a greater number of participating artists and encompassing a wider range of art forms...
Abstract A discerning trait of Persian painting, which differentiates it from the Western style of painting, is the irrefutable resemblance between the male and female figures. Persian painting is closely entwined with Persian poetry and therefore, the primary focus of this study are the illustrations accompanying poems which narrate Persian folklores in order to have portrayals of culturally well-known male and female figures. An attempt is made to compare and demonstrate the similarities between the studies done on Persian literature and metaphor, and the studies done on Persian art...
Nowrouz is the only festival that is still celebrated across the entire “Iranian World”; meaning the world that was once defined by the boundaries of the Iranian Empire and the land on which Iranian culture remains alive. The term “Iranian World” remaining from the late Iranian archaeologist Shahriar Adl (2) refers to a geographical region that covers today’s country of Iran as well as Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and even parts of India and what was once known as the Ottoman Empire...
 
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Born in 1936 to a prominent dynasty in the ancient city of Neyshapur, in the province of Khorasan, Iran. Iran Darroudi is a revered Iranian painter, director, writer, art critic and university professor. Her paternal family was among well-known merchants in the north-eastern province, while her maternal family were Caucasian merchants, who immigrated to Iran and settled in Mash-had after the Soviet Revolution.

 

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The painting exhibition of Morteza Asadi & Morteza Afshari
Painting exhibition by Atefeh Hosseini
4 – 23 December 2016
Solo painting exhibition by Mohammad Bagher (Amin) Ashrafian
2 – 7 December 2016
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Photo Exhibition by Manoosh Nabavi
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